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Arsenal balk at signing Buendia

Tue 12 January 2021 | 12:02

The Canaries want £40 million for their star playmaker Emiliano Buendia but Arsenal are reluctant to meet the fee for the Argentine.

The Gunners are desperate to find another creative midfielder this month as they are seeking to replace

Mesut Ozil

, who is expected to leave the club in January with a move to




aims to add a creative star to the squad in the final third, with

Houssem Aouar


Julian Brandt

, and



However, Arsenal have shelved plans to sign Norwich midfielder as they do not have money to meet


financial demands.

Buendia has seven goals and six assists to his name in the league for the table-topping Canaries this season.

The Argentine impressed in the Premier League last season and is now enjoying a superb campaign in the Championship with his excellent form under Daniel Farke that has seen him get a WhoScored rating of 7.62, which is better than any other player in England's second-tier this term.

source: SportMob