Denis Suarez reportedly asked to leave Barcelona for Arsenal ‘several’ times as the 25-year-old finally closes in on a move to the club.

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AS 30 January 2019

Although it was reported earlier this week that the deal to bring Denis Suarez from Barcelona to Arsenal was dead, it seems Raul Sanllehi and co. have pulled it out of the bag.

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Not only are they getting Suarez on loan for the rest of the season for just €2m but there is also no obligatory purchase option in his contract so if Arsenal don’t like what they see, they don’t have to buy.

According to Wednesday’s edition of AS, the player asked ‘several times’ to leave the club so he could reunite with Unai Emery who reportedly phoned the player personally to give him assurances about how much he was wanted.

Online, Luis Suarez posted a goodbye message to Denis:

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All reports from Italy seem to point to Arsenal’s interest in Ivan Perisic coming to an end but the club are still trying to land Yannick Carrasco from China.

Google translation of AS article

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VIGO, SPAIN – JANUARY 04: Denis Suarez of FC Barcelona in action during the Copa del Rey round of 16 first leg match between RC Celta de Vigo and FC Barcelona at Municipal Balaidos on January 4, 2018 in Vigo, Spain. (Photo by Octavio Passos/Getty Images)

Denis Suárez (25 years) will be an Arsenal player until June 30.

To get the green light to the transfer, the Gallego has agreed to extend his contract with the Catalan club until 2021. The Gunners will be saved with a purchase option.

Denis, who already played to the orders of Emery in Sevilla, had asked him to leave the club several times. When the operation is broke apparently, Denis informed him personally to Valverde that he would stay until June. All were to contrapié.

Finally, the situation is desatascó. Denis is going after having played 71 official matches: eight goals and eleven assists. In his record, a League, two Cups and two super cups of Spain. It is not the only market movement barca. Jean – Clair Todibo, the center of Toulouse (19 years old) who will be Barça’s next June 30, would land already. Your club intends to have it (until the end of his contract and the club finds ways to bring it already.