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£55m Arsenal Bid Turned Down For Star Player

Timothy Aiyeku

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Wilfried Zaha

Europa League finalist Arsenal have had a second his turned down for Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha according to the latest reports emanating from the media in the United Kingdom (UK).

Ivorian international Zaha is the top transfer target for the Gunners and they are hopeful of landing their man between now and the end of the transfer window scheduled for the second week of next month.

Arsenal have less than three weeks to pull off a deal for the former Manchester United star.

The Premier League transfer window is expected to close on the 8th of August.

According to the Independent, Arsenal have made a £55m bid for Zaha but it was turned down by Crystal Palace who have slapped an asking price of £80m on him.

The said £55m bid includes £10m in add-ons while the Gunners also proposed the addition of a loan deal for one of the Arsenal youngsters like Bukayo Saka or Reiss Nelson.

The new Arsenal bid is £45m plus £10m totaling £55m.

Wilfried Zaha has been a key player for Crystal Palace since his return to the club from Manchester United five years ago but he has told senior club officials that he wants to join Arsenal this summer.

Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.