Arsenal Suffer Another Set Back As Real Madrid Star REJECTS January Move.

Arsenal have somewhat started an early preparation to the January transfer window, with the Gooners linked already with a handful of targets with the opportunity of doing business before the Winter window is officially kicked open 87 days from today.

Real Madrid defender Alvaro Arbeloa has dismissed any likelihood of a move to either of Arsenal or Chelsea  in the coming window.

The former Liverpool man who has been linked with a return to the Premier League, Arsenal and Chelsea booked as the most probable destinations, have declared his desire to see out the remainder of his footballing days in Madrid, despite not being first-choice right back at present.

Speaking to Realmadrid TV, Arbeloa said, “I want to be part of this club for as long as I can. This is home for me.”

“This is the club of my heart and hopefully, I have many years ahead here. I have two (years) left as it stands, but it would be an honour to see out my career with Real Madrid”.

He also acknowledged the uneasy nature of his ambitions to remain relevant to the team due to the ever-enormous demands made on the players by both club staff and fans, with Fiorentino Perez at will to welcome or withdraw any player depending on his potential to bring enough commercial input, but is determined to graft his way into gaining their unflinching trust.

“I know that is a very difficult task because of how highly demanding this club is, but that is not a problem for me. I will always put in the effort and make sacrifices on a daily basis in order to win titles.”

Arbeloa was part of the team who won the long-awaited La Decima last year and having been a fan of the club, even a member of the youth teams when they won La Novena, the 31-year old does not consider the prospect of a return to the Premier League as enticing enough, choosing rather to finish his career where he had initially started in 2004.

Before the emergence of Dani Carvajal and Nacho, Arbeloa had been the principal full back for Madrid, especially in their La Liga-winning team of 2012, where he was a teammate of Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil. He has, however, fallen down the pecking order under Ancelotti, leading to his exclusion from Vicente del Bosque’s humiliated entourage to Brasil.

Arsene Wenger had been looking forward to shoving Mourinho off in the bid to sign the defender but he will now have to take his fight elsewhere,

 

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    Emmanuel E. lavalie

    Wenger really need to sign best players, especially the attacking area we the fans are discourage because the team do not prove well in most competition.

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    swanie sydo

    man i was frustrated ystrday during our game with chlsea th whle match ozil ddnt per4m wel en its nt th 1st tym is per4mng poorly en stil not being substituted, hw in th world cn u substitute carzola en leav ozil neeh man wenger mst chnge otherwise jose m. wl kp mkng fun of hm. ozil is 2 soft man

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