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William Saliba says he feels ‘like a robber’ after Arsenal transfer U-turn

William Saliba says he feels ‘like a robber’ after Arsenal transfer U-turn

Premier League
Arsenal defender William Saliba says he ‘feels like a robber’ since leaving Saint-Etienne ahead of their French Cup final against Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain. The two Ligue 1 teams will play the French Cup final at the Stade de France on Friday evening. The Ligue 1 season ended prematurely due to the coronavirus crisis, while the final which was scheduled for April 25, had to be pushed back. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Saint-Etienne sold William Saliba to Premier League side Arsenal for £27m last summer window with the player being loaned back immediately for a year as part of the deal. The French club tried to extend the loan spell so that the defender could play in the French Cup final, however, Arteta's side vetoed those hopes. And S...
Saint-Etienne blast Arsenal for unacceptable demands over William Saliba

Saint-Etienne blast Arsenal for unacceptable demands over William Saliba

Premier League, Ligue 1
Saint-Etienne have slammed Arsenal as William Saliba will no longer be able play in the French Cup final this month. Arsenal completed the £27m signing of Saliba last year but the defender has remained on loan with Saint-Etienne this campaign. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Ligue 1 campaign was cancelled in April in response to the coronavirus pandemic but Saint-Etienne are still due to play Paris Saint-Germain in the final of the Coupe de France on July 24. On Tuesday, Arteta gave his blessing for Saliba to play in the final for the French side and said that an agreement had been reached between both teams. But Saint-Etienne now say that Saliba will not be part of the final due to Arsenal’s unacceptable sports and financial conditions. A ...
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