Alexis Claude-Maurice rejects Arsenal move in favour of Borussia Monchengladbach

first_imgAlexis Claude-Maurice is set to join Borussia Monchengladbach (Picture: Getty)Arsenal’s move for Lorient forward Alexis Claude-Maurice is off after the striker confirmed he wants to join Borussia Monchengladbach.The Gunners have had two bids rejected for the 21-year-old attacker but had been confident of striking a deal worth around €20million (£17.83m).Reports earlier this month claimed the forward had gone as far as agreeing personal terms with the Gunners and was keen on a move to the Emirates.However, Claude-Maurice has appeared to end the speculation over a move to England by revealing he wants to join Gladbach.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Alexis Claude-Maurice rejects Arsenal move in favour of Borussia Monchengladbach Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 19 Jun 2019 7:53 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link578Shares Alexis Claude-Maurice playing for France’s U20s (Picture: Getty)‘I want to join Gladbach,’ confirmed Claude-Maurice.They are a club that focus on young players, there is a good structure, they are playing in the Europa League. I like their project & it suits me.’AdvertisementAdvertisementMore: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalThe news will come as a blow to Unai Emery, who is yet to make a signing this summer with six weeks left in the transfer market.The Spaniard is keen to reinforce his attack after the departure of Danny Welbeck, who left after his contract expired earlier this month.Arsenal have just £45m to spend this summer after failing to qualify for the Champions League for a third successive season.MORE: Phil Foden scores stunning solo effort but Aaron Wan-Bissaka nets shocking own goal in England Under-21 defeat to France Comment Advertisementlast_img

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