Sevilla to fight off Arsenal interest to land £8m-rated striker?

first_img1 Sevilla have stolen a march on Arsenal in the race to sign Fernando Llorente from Juventus.The Spanish forward is likely to leave the Italian champions this summer, having struggled to nail down a starting berth last season and Arsenal were keen on luring him to north London.But now, according to Sky Italia, Sevilla are favourites to land the 30-year-old, although they are yet to match Juventus’ £8m asking price.However, the Europa League winners are willing to wait until the closing stages of the transfer market to make their move as it is thought that Juve will lower their valuation.Llorente has also been linked with a move to Tottenham, who are on the lookout for a striker, but the Spaniard is reportedly keen on a move back to La Liga and is ready to take a pay cut to ensure a return to his homeland. Fernando Llorente last_img read more

The Late Tackle Podcast on talkSPORT – Saturday, July 8

first_imgJames Brown and Bob Mills bring you a light-hearted look back on a busy day of sporting action in the latest Late Tackle podcast.Former Arsenal star Stewart Robson was among the special guests, while they discussed the Portland Highland Games and much, much more!Have a listen, above, or click here to download the podcast from iTunes.last_img