Arsenal & Liverpool target who was ‘clearing his locker out’ at Barcelona set to stay at Euro giants

Arda Turan

Arsenal & Liverpool target Arda Turan who was ‘clearing his locker out’ at Barcelona set to stay at Euro giants

Arsenal summer target Arda Turan may end up staying at Barcelona despite months of speculation linking him with a Camp Nou exit.

Arda was tipped to leave Barcelona following the departure of Luis Enrique.

The Spanish outlet Sport even claimed that the former Galatasaray star had cleared ‘his locker out’ in preparation for his move away.

However, the report goes onto state that Arda has had a change of mind and is determined to stay at Barcelona and battle for a first-team spot.

The report also states that Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde isn’t keen on the former Turkey international.

See More: 3 reasons Barcelona star Arda Turan would be a success at Arsenal

Turan is however in a strong negotiating position seeing that he has three-years remaining on his deal with the Catalan giants.

The Spanish outlet Don Balon claims that Barcelona offered Arda to Liverpool as part of a deal which would have brought Philippe Coutinho to Barca.

Meanwhile, Mundo Deportivo have recently linked Arda with a move to Arsenal.

The 30-year-old netted 13 goals and provided seven assists in all competitions for Barcelona last season.