Football Games: Get Latest News, Results, Scores & More

Arsenal eyes Mario Balotelli, rules out Cesc Fabregas

Written by - Reviewed by Glozine Team

Published: Jun 4, 2014 | Last Updated: Jul 21, 2016

Arsenal includes former ManchesterCity striker Mario Balotelli as part of their summer targets but will not be re-signing Cesc  Fabregas.

AC Milan could possibly sell Balotelli this summer, and Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger is a huge admirer of the young footballer.

Wenger commended Balotelli back in 2009 saying he is keeping an eye out for the player and that he likes the striker very much. He could be one of the best, he said.

Ideally, Wenger would be signing two forwards with a list of potential players in his mind, including Alvaro Morata and Karim Benzema from Real Madrid, as well as Loïc Rémy of the Queens Park Rangers.

Arsenal is confident that it can get Rémy and it has also negotiated about Morata, however Real Madrid wants to have a buy-back option on the striker, who is still 21 years old.

The 23-year-old Balotelli is one of the main choices of Arsenal, but the team and Wenger has not yet announced if they will take on the striker’s off-field baggage.

Back in January 2013, Balotelli got signed to AC Milan for £24 million after some unfortunate events stopped his City career. But the Italian club now is capitalizing on him to raise money.

Arsenal did not use buy-back option on Fabregas

Meanwhile, Manchester City could replace the unhappy Yaya Toure with Fabregas since Arsenal decided not to use its buy-back option.

Barcelona has announced that it is letting Fabregas go for £30 million, but Arsenal didn’t show any interest to the tip.

Fabregas is somehow disappointed that the team didn’t show interest, but is hoping that he can still return to England.

It would not be easy for Wenger to accommodate Fabregas since he has signed Mezut Özil last summer for a club record fee of £42 million. 

X

Hints on how to write a helpful review

A great review should have the following qualities:

  • A helpful review should connect and engage with the readers using personal experience.
  • An excellent review provides the readers with cogent and unbiased information necessary to help them make the best choice.
  • A review must be well-formatted to make reading easier by using multiple paragraphs and avoiding caps.
  • The primary goal of your review must remain to provide accurate and non-salesy information.
  • Above all, let your review be fair and honest.

We have high level of professional editorial section with zero tolerance policy on fake reviews.

To maintain the genuineness of our brand, we ensure all customer reviews submitted to us are verified and confirmed before publishing. Though we might not be a 100% accurate, however, we try our best to ensure being next to best. For a thorough verification of submitted reviews, we spend close to 7 working days before allowing any customer review to be published since we also work on the earliest submissions first.

X
The Quality Page Score Explained

Your Rating*

Were you able to find the information you were looking for on our website? YesNo

Did you find that information valuable?
YesNo

How likely are you to share our page with a friend? Scale 1 to 5