Found July 19, 2013 on Soccerlens:
Chelsea and Arsenal to battle it out for three world class strikers - originally posted on Soccerlens.comIt seems like cross town rivals Chelsea and Arsenal will battle each other out in the summer transfer window, as both the London clubs are in a tug-of-war for three quality strikers – Luis Suarez, Gonzalo Higuain and Wayne Rooney. Both Arsenal and Chelsea have registered an interest in Liverpool’s talisman striker Luis Suarez, with the former having lodged a bid in the region of £30 million, which was rejected immediately. Though Chelsea’ interest in the player has cooled down a little bit, in recent weeks, it does not necessarily pave way for the Gunners, as the Reds are steadfast in their decision that the Uruguayan will not be sold in the summer. The North Londoners are told to cough-up at least £10-15 million more to even enter a negotiation and the onus is now on Arsene Wenger – whether to spend more than 50% of the reported transfer budget (£70 million war-chest given to ...
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