Found August 16, 2013 on Soccerlens:
PLAYERS: Michael Laudrup
Arsenal issued ‘hands-off’ warning for their pursuit of Swansea’s Michu - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal’s ongoing desperation to calm the disillusioned fans by making the elusive big-name signing has led them to enquire about forward Miguel Michu of league compatriots Swansea City. The 27-year old was signing of last season as he scored 22 goals and led his side to a record-high 9th placed finish – while winning the Capital One Cup. His manager, Michael Laudrup, has spoken out about the Spaniard earlier this summer, after La Liga side Athletico Madrid were reportedly in bid for him. Weeks later and his stance still has not changed. ‘I spoke to Michu and he said ‘I am going to stay here’. If Arsenal came in with a bid, I know the reaction from the board and chairman will be ‘No’. Even if the money is ridiculous. (In selling him) we would get a lot of money, but why be the richest club in the championship? What is that worth?’ Arsenal are yet to make a bid, but it appear...
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