Arsenal issue transfer response to William Saliba interest




Arsenal have warned that William Saliba is not for sale at any price this summer amid interest from clubs around Europe in their young defender.

The French defender joined Arsenal in 2019, but is yet to make an appearance for the senior side, instead having spent three seasons on loan in Ligue 1. In his most recent season, he excelled for Olympique Marseilles, picking up the Ligue 1 young player of the year award in the process.

And, as a result, there was concern that he may be keen to test himself at pastures new, but Saliba himself seemed to confirm his future in an interview with French media, telling Telefoot that ‘I belong to Arsenal, I still have two years left. I will be back with Arsenal’.

Arsenal issue hands-off warning

Such comments, however, have not prevented interest, with Marseilles keen to make the loan move permanent this summer, and AC Milan also having been credited with an interest in the French international after they missed out on Sven Botman, with the Lille man heading to Newcastle.

As per the Express, however, Arsenal have made their stance on Saliba very clear, revealing that he is not for sale at any price this summer, such is their belief in the 21-year-old centre-back, who they expect to compete for a first-team spot next campaign.

Arsenal issue transfer response to William Saliba interest

William Saliba is set to remain ar Arsenal this summer (Photo by John Berry/Getty Images)

And, with plenty of games for the Gunners next season following their return to European football, it is almost certain that Saliba will get his chance to impress Mikel Arteta and the Emirates faithful.


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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Leeds United 0 0 0
2 Manchester City 0 0 0
3 Manchester United 0 0 0
4 West Ham United 0 0 0
5 Everton FC 0 0 0
6 Southampton FC 0 0 0
7 Chelsea FC 0 0 0
8 Arsenal FC 0 0 0
9 Newcastle United 0 0 0
10 Leicester City 0 0 0
11 Liverpool FC 0 0 0
12 Aston Villa 0 0 0
13 Tottenham Hotspur 0 0 0
14 Fulham FC 0 0 0
15 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 0 0
16 Crystal Palace 0 0 0
17 Nottingham Forest 0 0 0
18 Brighton & Hove Albion 0 0 0
19 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0
20 Brentford FC 0 0 0
Player Team Goals
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 23
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 23
Ronaldo, Cristiano Manchester United 18
Kane, Harry Tottenham Hotspur 17
Mane, Sadio Liverpool FC 16
De Bruyne, Kevin Manchester City 15
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 15
Vardy, Jamie Leicester City 15
Zaha, Wilfried Crystal Palace 14
Sterling, Raheem Manchester City 13
Bowen, Jarrod West Ham United 12
Maddison, James Leicester City 12
Toney, Ivan Brentford FC 12
Mount, Mason Chelsea FC 11
Saka, Bukayo Arsenal FC 11
Mahrez, Riyad Manchester City 11
Richarlison Everton FC 11
Pukki, Teemu Norwich City 11
Raphinha Leeds United 11
Watkins, Ollie Aston Villa 11





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