Transfer balls: Arsenal chase £7m Pedro for £24m
Transfer Balls: Are Arsenal trying to buy Barcelona’s Pedro?
The Telegraph says Arsenal “are exploring the possibility of signing Barcelona striker Pedro Rodriguez”.
This is hardly breaking news:
Telegraph, December 14 2014: “Pedro ready to wing his way to the Emirates Stadium”
Telegraph, April 28 2015: “Arsenal transfer news and rumours: Club to launch £24m bid for Barcelona’s Pedro”
Telegraph, May 18 2015: “Arsenal transfer news and rumours: Gunners poised to sign Barcelona’s Pedro in cut-price deal” of £10.5m.
Telegraph, May 20, 2015: “Barcelona forward Pedro Rodriguez is being offered to Premier League clubs for just £7 million”
Having told its readers that Arsenal will bid £24m for player with a £7m price tag, the Telegraph adds:
Pedro’s future at the Nou Camp has been a source of much speculation for months, despite him having signed a new contract that expires in 2019 at the start of June. That deal was believed to have retained the striker’s buy-out figure at an eye-watering £110million…
Such are the facts…