Napoli declined the offers from Arsenal and Atletico Madrid for Gonzalo Higuain, according to the club's president, Aurelio De Laurentiis.
The London dwellers, Arsenal, were loudly linked with a transfer for the Argentina international during the last transfer window, but the Gunners boss man, Arsene Wenger was reportedly unwilling to meet the €94million placed on the veteran striker.
Arsene Wenger has said that he still believe in his players despite losing their opening game to Liverpool.
The French manager said his players have the necessary qualities to make it at the highest level and that he still trust them to deliver the goods.
Alexis Sanchez may miss the start of the new season due to an ankle injury received in the Copa America.
Indeed, the Arsenal forward has been injured against Argentina in the final and has since then been receiving treatment. There is fear that the player will not be ready in time for the Premier League start.
English Premier League outfit, Arsenal FC are interested in acquiring Napoli centre back, according to reports.
The North London club identified the Napoli talented player, Kalidou Koulibaly, as their number one defensive target this summer and hope to sign the defender for around £20million.
Arsenal who have failed to mount a serious challenge this season will have some serious rebuilding to do if they want to win the title next season.
For some pundits, Wenger will have to change some players if he wants to have a team to compete with the likes of Manchester City and Chelsea next season.
In defence, there is the need to bring in a new center back to provide back up to the Mertesacker-Koscielny pair. Gabriel has failed to make any sort of impact in defence and may have to be replaced.
Arsene Wenger has admitted that he has struggled to cope with the criticism from the club’s own supporters.
Thomas Vermaelen has hundred percent recovered from his hamstring problems and he is ecstatic with the fact that he would make his way to Japan to feature for Blaugrana in Club World Cup in about 15 days’ time.
It will be Vermaelen’s maiden appearance in that tournament which comprises of continental winners from all around the world.
Jack Wilshere was recently being linked with a summer move to Manchester City but the 23 year old English midfielder has pledged his future with Arsenal as he has no interest in leaving the Emirates Stadium.
Arsene Wenger praised the mental strength of striker Olivier Giroud after the Frenchman managed to not only comeback successfully from an injury ravaged first half, but also score a lot of goals in the second half of the season.
Arsene Wenger has once again increased to the disappointment amongst Arsenal fans by claiming that the top four remains the number one priority for the club despite reaching the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.
Arsenal lifted the FA Cup last season to end almost a decade long wait for a trophy. It was celebrated with ecstasy by the fans, but Wenger reckons that the top four spot remains the most important aspect for the club. Finishing in the top four provides the chance to compete in the Champions League, which Arsenal have been doing consistently for more than 15 years.