Unai Emery ‘phones Argentina ace’ to convince him to sign for Arsenal

first_img The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Unai Emery has telephoned Ever Banega to convince the midfielder to leave Sevilla for Arsenal, according to reports.Emery, the Arsenal manager, has earmarked Banega as one of the signings he wishes to make in his first summer as coach of the north London club. 2 He has already brought in Stephan Lichtsteiner, the full-back, on a free transfer from Juventus, as well as Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno, with a deal for Sokratis Papastathopoulos of Borussia Dortmund expected to be announced on July 1. RANKED targets Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father LIVING THE DREAM Banega is currently representing Argentina at the World Cup Banega and Emery worked together at both Valencia and Sevilla Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January REVEALED Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade TOP WORK IN DEMAND targets Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Banega is contracted to Sevilla until June 2020, and he has a release clause in his deal of around £17.6million (€20m), which rises by a further £4.4m (€5m) in the final 10 days of the transfer window. three-way race Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ 2 Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland LATEST But talks between Arsenal and Banega, who is currently representing Argentina at the World Cup, have not progressed quickly, and Emery has intervened to try and get a deal over the line.Estadio Deportivo report that Emery has personally telephoned Banega to convince the 29-year-old midfielder to join the Gunners this summer, with the pair having worked together at Valencia and Sevilla between 2008 and 2016, when Emery joined Paris Saint-Germain and Banega moved to Inter of Milan. Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing Latest transfer news moving on last_img

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