Gunners unlikely to sign Zapata


Udinese defender Cristian Zapata is happy at the club for the time being, according to his agent, Massimo Italiani.

With Premier League side Arsenal thought to be lining up a bid for the Colombia international, Italiani has suggested Zapata would have to consider his options.

Speaking to, he said:"He is happy at Udinese but, like any other player, he wants to improve and grow.

"If an offer from a big club arrives, then it will be taken into consideration. But for the time being there is nothing official, just rumours."

The 23-year-old made the move to Italy from Deportivo Cali in 2005 and impressed last term, making 29 Serie A appearances for the club.

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