Leeds and Fulham want to sign Arsenal defender William Saliba on loan

Leeds and Fulham want to sign Arsenal defender William Saliba on loan

first_img Arsenal v Sheffield United: Mikel Arteta press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 15:17FullscreenArsenal v Sheffield United: Mikel Arteta press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/arsenal-v-sheffield-united-mikel-arteta-press-conference-2261848/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.According to Le 10 Sport, newly promoted Leeds and Fulham, both of whom have shipped goals this season, are in the running to sign a player who cost Arsenal £27million last summer. Speaking about Saliba’s situation ahead of Sunday’s game against Sheffield United, Arteta said: ‘Well as I explained, the difficult year that the player had and the plan that we had for him, for the transition year, we could not achieve. More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal‘We are looking at different options to try to have the best possible development for the player and to protect our intentions with William for the future. ‘We want to both be aligned and make the best decision for now and for the future.’MORE: Dimitar Berbatov’s Premier League predictions including Man Utd vs Spurs & Arsenal vs Sheffield UnitedMORE: Arsene Wenger rates Mikel Arteta’s start to his Arsenal managerial careerFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 3 Oct 2020 10:29 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link899Shares Leeds and Fulham want to sign Arsenal defender William Saliba on loan Advertisement Comment William Saliba looks likely to leave Arsenal on loan before the transfer window closes (Picture: Getty)William Saliba appears destined to leave Arsenal on loan before the transfer window closes and two Premier League clubs are interested in taking him on a temporary basis.The France Under-21 international returned to the Gunners earlier this summer following the end of his loan spell at Saint-Etienne where his season was interrupted by injury and the coronavirus pandemic.Saliba impressed in a pre-season friendly win over MK Dons last month but he is still waiting to make his competitive debut. Mikel Arteta had deemed both Sokratis Papastathopoulos and Shkodran Mustafi as surplus to requirements but Arsenal have struggled to find buyers for two of their more senior defenders. AdvertisementAdvertisementCalum Chambers and Pablo Mari, meanwhile, are still working their way back to full fitness and Arteta has told Rob Holding, who has started all six matches this season, that he wants him to stay.ADVERTISEMENTNew signing Gabriel Magalhaes has begun his Arsenal career impressively following his £23million summer move from Lille, but Saliba has been forced to wait patiently and with so many options at his disposal, Arteta would rather his young charge gain first team experience elsewhere.last_img

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