Arsenal target Andre Onana says he is “tired” of rumors linking him to a transfer to the Emirates.
The goalkeeper’s deal with Ajax expires in June, leading to suggestions that the Dutch giant might decide to sell. The ties intensified in the summer when Arsenal looked for Bernd Leno’s replacement.
Mikel Arteta’s side eventually brought in English shot stopper Aaron Ramsdale from Sheffield United for around £ 30million. Despite initial doubts, the 23-year-old is a hit with fans.
Its breathtaking rescue during 2-0 away win against Leicester City in October was praised by experts Ian Wright and Peter Schmeichel.
Ramsdale are firmly number one now, although suggestions for Leno’s exit next year mean a new goalkeeper may have to be found.
However, it is unlikely to be Cameroon international Onana as he has literally discarded the rumors.
During an interview with the Dutch outlet Ziggo sport, above Sports witnessesThe star said: “I’ve wanted to talk about this for a while. I’ve been to Salou [for individual training]. There was an article about me every day.
“It was Arsenal, then it was Lyon – I was sick of it. The media thinks they should let me know about my own life, come on.
“Do I have an agreement with another club? I still have a contract with Ajax. It’s rubbish. “
Even though Arsenal and Lyon are out of bounds, Italian club Inter could still step in. They are reportedly on the verge of finalizing an agreement with the player. A move to San Siro could result in Onana replacing Samir Handanovic.
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Meanwhile, Arteta Gunners boss Arsene Wenger wants to train return to the club in an advisory capacity.
During the press conference on Thursday, the Spaniard said: “There has been communication. I talked to him when we did the [Invincibles] Film and it was incredibly pleasant to see and chat with him. Hopefully we can bring him back.
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“I think he would have a great time just seeing the environment he can create around himself. The respect, admiration and love that everyone in the club has for what they have done … As a person, they can represent this club. “
Wenger brought Arsenal to three Premier League titles, seven FA Cups and seven Community Shields during a historic 22-year tenure with the club.
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