North London club, Arsenal have been singled out of the options Roberto Firmino will have should he choose to activate his release clause from Liverpool. Football Leaks claims that a dubious clause was drawn over Firmino’s contract, explicitly stating that any other club but the Gunners can activate the Brazilian’s transfer.
This obviously seems to be the product of bad blood between both clubs that occurred in the summer of 2013. Arsenal, acting on a tip off on Luis Suarez’s situation at that time, offered the Merseyside club a bizarre £40 million and an additional £1. According to anonymous sources Arsenal added £1 after because they were told Liverpool will only consider bids above £40 million. Continue reading FIRMINO OUT OF ARSENAL’S REACH