Arsenal are looking to bid for Luis Suarez again, after Liverpool rejected both their initial offers, reports The Guardian.
Liverpool held a meeting with Suarez on Thursday in which his potential transfer and desire to leave were discussed. However, they refused to disclose anything with regards to these talks, and this has been perceived as a sign he still wants to leave.
Arsenal reportedly have perceived it this way, believing if he had changed his mind then Liverpool would publicly be declaring that he wants to stay and isn't going anywhere.
Yet this wasn't the case, and furthermore, the Merseyside club have denied the striker the opportunity to talk with Arsenal officials so that they can agree personal terms - much to the annoyance of Suarez's representatives.
Arsenal were hoping their second offer of £40 million, and that pound, would encourage Suarez to force a move through from his end, perhaps by handing in a transfer request. But this hasn't come to fruition.
The Gunners are now looking to line up another bid in attempt to sway Liverpool's decision not to sell, and to pounce on what appears to be a growing tension between the club and the player.
It still remains unclear if Suarez is holding out for the possibility of a move to Real Madrid, although Carlo Ancelotti has stated that Suarez is not on the cards at the moment, as they look to bring Gareth Bale to the Bernabeu who will cost a substantial amount himself.
Arsene Wenger has claimed during an interview, after the Gunners beat Urawa Red Diamonds 2-1, that they aren't close to signing Suarez, and it is unlikely there will be any new signings before the Emirates Cup, which is this weekend.
It's very possible that Arsenal will make a bid of £45 million, a figure that represents a compromise for both clubs, with Arsenal reluctant to agree more than £40 million and Liverpool less than £50 million.
With the player wanting out, it seems that departing ways is the best thing to do for Liverpool at the right price. This way, the money from the sale can be reinvested, which would prove more beneficial than keeping someone who doesn't want to be there, as this could have a negative impact on Liverpool's season.
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