Sheffield United star John Fleck shuts down Arsenal transfer speculation

first_imgAdvertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 30 Jan 2020 2:36 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link641Shares Comment Fleck scored a late equaliser at the Emirates earlier this month (Picture: Getty)However, in a video posted by Sheffield United’s official Twitter account on Thursday afternoon, Fleck shut down rumours of a possible switch to the Emirates.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘We all thought you were leaving this morning,’ a voice in the clip told Fleck at Sheffield United’s training ground.Fleck rather emphatically replied: ‘Eh?! No chance!’’No chance!’ ❌Pretty emphatic response from John Fleck after being linked with Arsenal— Metro Sport (@Metro_Sport) January 30, 2020 Sheffield United star John Fleck shuts down Arsenal transfer speculationcenter_img Advertisement John Fleck has rubbished rumours he could be joining Arsenal this January (Picture: Getty)John Fleck has reassured Sheffield United fans that he has no intention of leaving them to join Arsenal this January.The 28-year-old midfielder has had an impressive start to the campaign with the Blades, racking up five goals and two assists in the Premier League, and his eye-catching form is rumoured to have put the Gunners on alert.Last week, Football Insider suggested that Arsenal have been weighing up a £20million bid for Fleck. The report stated that an offer in this region could tempt Sheffield United into selling the Scotland international in the summer.It’s claimed Fleck’s team-mate, George Baldock, is also on Arsenal’s radar after a standout start to the season with the promoted side at right-back.ADVERTISEMENT Arsenal completed a loan move for Flamengo’s Pablo Mari earlier this week and the north London club are expected to unveil Cedric Soares imminently.On Thursday afternoon, Ralph Hasenhuttl admitted that Soares may have played his last match for Southampton.Asked whether Kyle Walker-Peters’ arrival had opened the door to Soares leaving, the Southampton manager replied: ‘From our side, yes.‘The fact is that he’s out of contract in the summer. He is injured at the moment so it will take three or four weeks until he can play again.‘We had a good meeting two days ago. We didn’t speak about that. I was very positive with his development of his game in our shape, I could also imagine going longer with him but sometimes things change quickly in football.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityHasenhuttl added: ‘For the club and for him it’s best and we say “Okay, if you want to leave, you only have two or three months on your contract and it’s better to go and we are concentrating on developing other players”.‘This is our way, this is our philosophy. We went this way for more than a year and see young players developing well.‘We have a few bright diamonds in our youth and we will have a lot of fun with them in the future and Kyle Walker-Peters can be one of them.’MORE: Wes Brown makes Bruno Fernandes admission after Manchester United’s clash with Manchester Citylast_img read more