What's this post based on, slayer? Could you give a pointer to anything official? Your language is rather strange; did you use Babbel? Why is putting in a bid through official channels ' public posturing'?
"Still, Arsenal's option to buy-back at a time of our choosing [is] intact" - so you really think Arsenal can go to Barcelona whenever they like and say 'Please can we have Cesc back'? Clown.