Quilon dismisses talk of Arsenal move

The rumour linking Arsenal with Benfica midfielder Javi Garcia has been ruled out by the player’s agent.

Garcia was reportedly a target for Arsenal with Manchester United also thought to be interested in the former Real Madrid player.

However, Garcia’s agent, Manuel Garcia Quilon said: “The only interest from Arsenal in the player is what I have seen in the Portuguese press.

“I can guarantee I have not had any contact with any club about a possible departure from Benfica.

“Javi is happy at the club and he is very happy to stay in Lisbon.”

Arsenal have been linked to a number of midfield players recently including Esteban Granero and Sebastian Giovinco.

Article courtesy of Matt Wood from Clean Sheets All Round

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