Arsenal update: Higuain is in London, but Spanish paper says he is staying in Madrid

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I really think that the ongoing negotiations for the signature of Gonzalo Higuain are not doing Arsenal any favours at all. The way the saga has dragged on, and the club’s seeming inability to agree a deal with Real is starting to reflect badly on the club.

But at least today will be the day that Arsenal sign the Argentinian striker. That’s what The Express says and they are confident that the player is in London to finish the deal off. We reported yesterday that many sources were saying that Arsenal had improved their offer and had also agreed personal terms with the player.

But what’s this? Spanish newspaper Marca is saying that Arsenal have not made a new bid for Higuain and that the player is more likely to stay at Real than transfer to London.

101 Great goals says

Today’s claims come from an impeccable source as the article is written by Marca scribe and Gonzalo Higuaín’s biographer Ulises Sánchez-Flor

However it does add that this could well be just a negotiation tactic from Real Madrid.

But also

New Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti is open to holding on to Higuain and Marca say he is currently closer to staying than leaving.

So the saga rumbles on.