Found August 18, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
Arsenal will be told to pay £25million to make Michu their transfer Plan B. And the Gunners also face a battle if they follow up on enquiries made over Manchester City ­defender Micah Richards. Having seen bids for Luis Suarez and Wayne Rooney rejected this summer Arsenal are being forced to consider alternatives before the transfer window shuts on September 2. Arsenal have not given up on Suarez yet and are likely to submit a new offer but the club are being forced to plan for the possibility they will not land the Uruguayan. Chief executive Ivan Gazidis has made fresh moves over Rooney but Chelsea remain confident of landing the England man despite Manchester United’s insistence he will not be sold. Forward Michu is understood to be among a B-list of possibilities for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger but Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins is prepared to play hardball. Jenkins convinced Michu to sign a new contract with the Swans that runs until 2016 in January as reward for the 27-ye...
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