Arsenal claim they failed to reach an agreement to "protect the welfare" of William Saliba.
Arsenal stand accused of 'imposing absolutely unacceptable sports and financial conditions'.
Saliba signed for Arsenal last summer but was loaned straight back to Saint-Etienne to continue his development.
The young Frenchman signed for Arsenal last summer in a £27m deal, only to be loaned back to St Etienne.
The 18-year-old has since played 17 times for the Ligue 1 side, although he has had an injury-hit campaign.
WInterburn believes Arteta needs further defensive recruits in the summer.
William Saliba is yet to play a single game for Arsenal. Sadly for them, Real Madrid have already taken their fancy.
Arsenal had a reported budget of £45m, signed someone for £72m and still have £26.5m left to spend. Erm...
“You’ve got to get £60million plus for him… you’ve got to! He’s every bit as good as Mahrez."
Arsenal are closing in on the double capture of Real Madrid's Dani Ceballos and St Etienne's William Saliba.
Tottenham are reportedly preparing to hijack Arsenal's deal for Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba.
Arsenal are reportedly still in the market for a centre-back despite sealing a deal for William Saliba.
Arsenal are not completely stupid. The £25m William Saliba fee will contain 'a small initial payment'.
Arsenal and Tottenham have been told that there "is not an absolute necessity" to sell one of their targets.
Spurs fans have waited over 500 days to welcome a new player. This ought to make up for it.
Arsenal have made their first move for St Etienne teenager William Saliba, according to reports in France.
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