Although the Norwegian spent a productive loan spell at the club last season, Imanol Alguacil says his side were never in the running to re-sign the teenager from Real Madrid.
According to Goal,
are reportedly on the verge of signing
from the Los Blancos on loan, and
manager confirmed the Gunners won’t face competition from them for signing the teenager, who scored seven goals in his 36 Sociedad matches the last term.
“I don’t think that was an option at any time
told a press conference.
“Clearly, with everything that he showed [here], what a good player he is, the team would grow even more, but at no time has there been any possibility that he would return here.”
Their top scorer,
, is set to leave Spain to join Wolves, who are suffering from the absence of
are hoping to bring in the 24-year-old
as a replacement.
"Negotiations are advanced [with Wolves], also with Carlos Fernandez, although I will not assess anything until everything is done.
“For now, we will lose Willy for tomorrow, but I do not want to talk any more because it is very advanced, but not closed and now you know how these things are.
“He understood that he had to play [against Cordoba] to win and in fact he scored both goals.”