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Liverpool reject Arsenal's £40m bid for Suarez

6.56K   //    24 Jul 2013, 03:37 IST
Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Arsenal have had a fresh bid for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez rejected by the Merseyside club. The new improved bid was said to be worth £40,000,001.

This is the third bid from Arsenal for Suarez that has been rejected by the 5-time European Champions.

Liverpool are reported to be willing to sell the Uruguayan forward only for an amount exceeding £55m, having seen Paris Saint-Germain sign Suarez’s countryman Edinson Cavani for the same amount last week.

Suarez’s contract contains a strange clause that allows the player to be informed of any bid for him that is worth over £40m. This could allow Suarez to hand in a transfer request, which could force Liverpool’s hand.

If the North London club were to sign Suarez this summer, it would seem that they will have to triple their previous club-record fee of £15m, which they paid for Andrey Arshavin in 2009.

Source: The Telegraph

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