Suarez might stay at Liverpool, as Gustavo is on his way out of Bayern Munich with Arsenal FC keeping a close eye on the Brazilian, while Chelsea show interest in Eto’o.
Suarez will stay at Liverpool says Rodgers
The Luis Suarez saga is not going away anytime soon, but if Brendan Rodgers and John Henry are to be believed the chances of the Uruguayan joining Arsenal have as good as evaporated completely.
The striker who gave a strong worded and heartfelt interview to The Guardian has been subject to a long and tiring transfer saga from Liverpool to Arsenal. But with the club owner John Henry getting into the act, manager Brendan Rodgers has done his best to pull the plugs on a potential move. Suarez has been training on his own for some time now but Rodgers believes he will accept the club’s stance and will accept to stay eventually.
But Arsene Wenger confirmed fews days ago that the London club are close to offloading Gervinho and it was only a matter of time before this deal was announced.
“Luis is training on his own and he understands totally where we’re coming from. It’s been a difficult period for him but it’s my job to protect the group. Once he’s back with the spirit, he’ll rejoin the group. We’re quite calm. The club is in control of the situation. We’ve got no inclination to sell and we’ve been strong on that. He’s a world-class striker. I’ve got no question that when he’s back, he’ll have a similar impact to last season.” – Said Rodgers when asked about Suarez.
Liverpool Football Club are growing more confident by the day of keeping hold of their star man despite him not being in the best of his spirits. Arsenal on the other hand need to force the issue but have their hands tied if Liverpool are unwilling to sell. With other striker options in the market nearly dry and barren, Arsene Wenger will need to pull out a magic trick from his hat if Arsenal are to sign a world class striker.
Gustavo subject to interest from Arsenal and Chelsea
Luiz Gustavo has drawn interest from various clubs after it was made clear that he wasn’t a part of Guardiola’s plans. According to reports English clubs Arsenal and Chelsea have shown their interest in the Brazilian and would like to steal the midfielder from under Wolfsburg’s noses.
A 14 million figure is being talked about and if true could be a bargain for a top quality player who would walk into the starting eleven of both the London clubs interested. With the World Cup looming large, Gustavo would like to get some game time as well and after not even making the squad for Bayern’s 3-1 win over Gladbach, the odds of him finding a new club have been slashed. Whoever of Chelsea-Arsenal make the better offer will sign the player most probably as Gustavo has shown an inclination towards playing in England.