Old Trafford

Next Game

Man Utd v Arsenal

Monday, 09 March 2015, 19:45

The FA Cup Quarter-Final

Loftus Road Stadium

Last Game

QPR 1 - 2 Arsenal

Wednesday, 04 March 2015, 19:45

Barclays Prem

Casilla rubbishes exit rumours

Espanyol goalkeeper Kiko Casilla has no desire to secure a summer switch as reports link him with clubs in England and Spain.

Last Updated: 17/07/14 at 17:30 Post Comment

Kiko Casilla: Open to the idea of extending his stay at Espanyol

Kiko Casilla: Open to the idea of extending his stay at Espanyol

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The 27-year-old is reported to have been a long-term target for Arsenal.

Arsene Wenger is back in the market for goalkeeping cover after losing Lukas Fabianski on a free transfer to Swansea City.

Arsenal are, however, likely to face competition for Casilla’s signature from Real Madrid – as they still own 50 per cent of a player brought through their academy system.

A return to Santiago Bernabeu has been mooted as Casilla has just one year remaining on his contract and Real are aware that they could end up missing out on the player and a fee if he becomes a free agent.

Espanyol’s first-choice shot-stopper is in no rush to take on a new challenge, though, and claims he will only be moving on if his current employers decide to cash in.

Casilla told a press conference on Thursday: "I do not want to leave this summer.

"My intention is to complete this season and then negotiate another deal.

"If I have to go, it won’t be for free. Espanyol have invested heavily in me and given the economic situation, I want my club to be the only beneficiary.

"But my mind is firmly fixed on my work here. For any player, it’s important to know where your future lies and I’m clear about mine."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

d like to add players who push their team-mates out of the way to celebrate on their own

exhausted
The Ten Most Hated Things In Football

I

f I were Manuel Pellegrini I would keep quiet and hope the Board didn't notice City not winning anything. If he isn't sacked I'd be astonished.

lfcfan80
Pellegrini: I won't be sacked

S

till I suppose it still gives him at least another year in the job. By the time it comes around , he can always make up another excuse. First it was 3 months , then a year .....Next year ? Whats his excuse with Van Persie ?

spud1
Di Maria 'could peak next year'

Footer 365

Wigan stun Norwich, Sharp inspires Leeds

Norwich's bid for a seventh successive Championship win was thwarted by a determined Wigan, while Leeds, Blackburn and Birmingham all won.

Newcastle 0-1 Man United: Evans and Cisse accused of spitting as visitors leave it late...

Manchester United nicked a 1-0 win at Newcastle but Jonny Evans and Papiss Cisse were involved in an unsavoury incident.

Neville 'concerned' over Reds form

Gary Neville has admitted that he is "concerned" that a resurgent Liverpool could qualify for the Champions League ahead of Manchester United.

Mail Box

Look Away Now Please, Sherwood...

Sherwood's cringeworthiness, Matic's Wembley celebrations, why LVG must show balls - it's all here in your Wednesday afternoon Mailbox...

United's No 2 Isn't That Bad Either...

One mailboxer is getting in a flap about the claim Man Utd would struggle without De Dea, while there's some anger directed at Chelsea...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company