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Atletico Madrid Reject Arsenal Bid For Juanfran


Arsenal’s bid for Atletico Madrid right-back Juanfran has been rejected. Arsenal manger, Arsene Wenger, targeted the 29-year-old last summer and made advanced enquires about the Spaniard to potentially replace Bacary Sagna’s spot. Sagna is currently in talks over a contract with Manchester City and is set to leave Arsenal on a free transfer.

Juanfran had a superb season with Atletico Madrid last season and was a major contributor to them winning the La Liga title and reaching the final of the Champions League.

Although a £9 million deal looks likely, Juanfran expressed his desire to stay with the Spanish Champions. Arsenal will keep looking.


According to some reports, Arsenal have also scouted Schalke’s Japanese right-back Atsuto Uchida. They have also reportedly been keeping a close eye on Toulouse defender Serge Aurier, but there have been reservations over whether he can firmly replace Sagna’s spot as first-choice right back. Aurier could now be the most likely deal to be completed. However, Wenger also has the choice of making Carl Jenkinson first choice.

By Ollie Carroll

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