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Arsenal director reveals why club didn't buy Raheem Sterling - roundup

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There may not be any competitive football to enjoy, and the friendlies aren’t all that entertaining, but since it’s the transfer window you’ve got a worthy substitute in the form of gossip and rumours regarding your beloved club. Enjoy.

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Arsenal fans might have been disappointed by the fact that the Gunners didn’t provide Manchester City with a sustained challenge for Raheem Sterling’s signature, but club director Lord Harris has now revealed why.

The 72-year-old conceded that Arsenal had been considering a move for the former Liverpool star but chose not to pursue him seriously because of his attitude.

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No Sterling buy

Stating that Wenger didn’t take any nonsense, Harris admitted he was ‘very pleased’ that his club hadn’t signed him.

“Sterling is a very, very good player but I’m very pleased Arsenal didn’t sign him,” Harris said.

“He’s got a lot to learn. They were looking at him and the way he treated Liverpool wasn’t good. Arsene does a lot of work on the players before they get to us and he doesn’t take any nonsense.”

Llorente interest

Meanwhile word on the grapevine is that Arsenal are considering a surprise move for Fernando Llorente.

Yes, you did hear that right; the Spaniard is looking to leave Juventus this summer and it’s said that the Gunners have received encouragement with regards to his potential signing. They will no doubt have a challenge from Manchester United, but at the moment anything could happen.

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