The Gunners are reported in Spain this week as having stepped up interest in Los Che’s 26-year-old vice-captain, who has previously been linked this summer with Barcelona.
Valencia are known to have a contract renewal offer on the table for Guaita but some sections of the media suggested he did not take well to being named on the bench for their match with Malaga.
Arsenal are seen to have made their move in response to this. It is understood that whilst Valencia are already made aware of the Premier League side’s interest, they have no intention of selling.
The 27-year-old Brazilian has been linked on an off with a move to Los Blancos this summer, with the Andalucians said to be after a fee of around £10.3 million for his transfer.
AS report that on from returning interest in the player from Madrid, Perez met with his Granada counterpart to discuss a possible deal.
It is believed that Madrid are also in talks with Granada over the possibility of loaning out Denis Cheryshev to them for the coming season.
The young Russian has been tested at left-back himself this preseason, but is reportedly open to leaving to find regular first team football with an eye on making Russia’s squad for the 2014 World Cup.
Atletico Madrid’s Arda Turan has reportedly told Galatasaray President Unal Aysal of his desire to return to the Turkish side this summer.
The creative midfielder has been linked through the summer with a possible move away from the Vicente Calderon, with former team Gala said to be in contention alongside interest from the Premier League.
Now it is claimed by the Turkish side’s president that the player has made clear to him his intentions.
“I have spoken with Arda and he said that he wants to return,” Aysal is quoted by Turkish daily Fanatik today.
“He is doing his best to do so.”
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