Reported Arsenal transfer target reveals January offer from England

Nolito reveals that he turned down a transfer to the Premier League in January

Transfer Agent
By Transfer Agent

Reported Arsenal transfer target Nolito has revealed that he received an offer to join an English club during the January transfer window.

The Celta Vigo striker was touted as a possible target for the north London club in the winter transfer window as Arsene Wenger considered bolstering his attacking options at Emirates Stadium.

However, a transfer to England failed to materialise for the striker, who also said that he had offers from China, Russia and Dubai.

Speaking to Radio Marca, Nolito said: “In December I had offers from England, China, Russia, Dubai.

“But I’m happy at Celta and I want to play at the Euros.

“The Celta president told me that he wouldn’t sell me. I said to him that’s just fine by me.”

Arsenal are expected to be busy in the summer transfer window as Wenger looks to bolster his squad ahead of the 2016-17 season.

MORE: The latest Arsenal news and views

MORE: The latest Arsenal player tweets

The Gunners are currently third in the Premier League table and eight points behind leaders Leicester after their 2-2 draw with Tottenham at White Hart Lane last weekend.

Arsenal, who finished third in the table last term, have not won the title since their unbeaten triumph in the 2003-04 season.


MORE: The latest football transfer news

MORE: Meet the Premier League's most stylish footballers

MORE: Do you know the top Muslim footballers in the Premier League?

MORE: Man United latest news

MORE: Arsenal latest news

MORE: Chelsea latest news

MORE: Liverpool latest news

The Sport Review
Friendly rivals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer celebrate ‘the great memories we shared’
The Sport Review
Top 50 most stylish footballers in the world in 2017: Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 40 Muslim footballers: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man United stars feature
The Sport Review
Top 25 footballers’ cars: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Real Madrid players feature
The Sport Review
Top 20 Nigerian footballers in Premier League: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool stars feature
The Sport Review
Arsenal player wages 2017: Do you know how much Xhaka, Ozil and Coquelin earn each week?
The Sport Review
Diego Costa reacts to Michy Batshuayi’s display for Chelsea v Watford
The Sport Review
Owen Hargreaves: Man United star is the best in the world
The Sport Review
Alexis Sanchez: What I really think about Alexandre Lacazette at Arsenal