Arsenal set to give up pursuit of ‘£66m-rated’ striker target

first_img Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain 1 Arsenal will have to pay more than £42m if they are to prise Gonzalo Higuain away from Napoli this summer.According to reports in Italy, the Gunners, who were close to signing the Argentine forward two seasons ago, have discussed an initial bid with Napoli.But Gazzetta.it claim Arsenal remain reluctant to increase their first offer of around £42m and are prepared to pursue other options.Higuain, who has just finished competing in the Copa America, wants to play Champions League football next year, something his current club cannot offer him.But the Italian side are staying firm on their steep valuation, insisting the striker will not leave for a penny less than his €94.7m [£66m] buyout clauselast_img

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