Agent: Arsenal want Amorebieta

Athletic Bilbao defender Fernando Amorebieta's agent claims he has held talks with Arsenal regarding a summer move.

Last Updated: 19/02/13 at 09:41 Post Comment

Latest Articles

Transfer news: Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva refuses to rule out Napoli switch

Post comment

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has refused to rule out talk of a move to Napoli as speculation surrounds his future.

Sky Bet: Neil Lennon is the new favourite in next Crystal Palace manager betting

Post comment

Neil Lennon is the new favourite to be the next Crystal Palace manager with Sky Bet after Tim Sherwood was ruled out

All Articles

Fernando Amorebieta: Linked with Arsenal

Fernando Amorebieta: Linked with Arsenal

Amorebieta is out of contract at the end of the season and he has failed to agree terms with Bilbao over an extension at San Mames.

Bilbao have now withdrawn the offer and the 27-year-old is keen to play in the Premier League after also attracting interest from Russia.

The Venezuela international's representative Gines Carvajal says there were discussions with big-spending Anzhi Makhachkala, but that the centre-half could join Arsenal on a free transfer.

"We have had some contact with Anzhi, they were ready to make a good offer, but my client wants to play in England so the transfer to Russia was not possible," Carvajal is quoted in the Daily Mirror as having told a Russian newspaper.

"We are in talks with Arsenal, he could join them in June."

Amorebieta has made over 250 appearances for Bilbao and has previously been linked with the likes of Everton, Liverpool, AC Milan and Barcelona.


Get £80 from your free £10 bet with Sky Bet if Walcott and Gomez score


Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Footer 365

Premier League: Arsene Wenger sees Everton as a rival ahead of Saturday clash

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger sees Everton as one of the rivals he can use to measure his own side's progress.

Premier League: Keith Millen worried about uncertainty at Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace boss Keith Millen admits the uncertainty surrounding the club is not helping him prepare for matches.

Premier League: Roberto Martinez excited to face Arsenal on Saturday

Everton boss Roberto Martinez will know better where his side stands after Saturday's clash with Arsenal.

Mail Box

Man United: One Game To Save Season

They have one match to convince decent players that they are worth joining - over to you, Louis. We also have mails on Malky Mackay, Mario Balotelli and Tim...

Man United Fans Clutching At Straws

While the focus is on Liverpool's move for Mario Balotelli, one Man United fan tries to convince the mailbox with nine reasons why Angel Di Maria would prefer them to PSG...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property