Arsenal deny making £55m bid for Torino striker Andrea Belotti – Report


Arsenal have denied making a club record £55million bid for Italy international Andrea Belotti, according to claims by Metro.

Torino’s sporting director claimed yesterday that the Serie A club had turned down a €65m bid from the Gunners for the striker.


Belotti, 23, has scored 13 goals in 16 league games this season and any move for him would top the £42m Arsene Wenger’s side paid for Mesut Ozil in 2013.

However, according to the Press Association, the Gunners have denied that they’ve made a bid for the Italian forward and say there’s no truth in the claims.

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Wenger was under huge pressure to buy a striker this season and brought in Deportivo forward Lucas Perez on a £17m deal.

However, the Frenchman’s often used Alexis Sanchez in a central position, though Olivier Giroud has recently come back into the side with great effect.

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