Man Utd AGREE £29.2m deal for La Liga star but playmaker WANTS Chelsea transfer

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Arda Turan isn’t interested in a transfer to Manchester United with reports claiming that the Atletico Madrid star remains keen on a move to Chelsea.

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There have been contrasting reports over the past week concerning the future of the Turkey international.

FIRST, the Metro stated that Louis van Gaal had agreed to pay his buy-out clause.

SECOND, later that very same day, talkSPORT claimed that the Blues were in advanced talks over his signature.

THEN, in even further reports, Barcelona emerged as the favourites to prize him away from the Estadio Vicente Calderon [via talkSPORT]…

NOW, according to AS, Turan has not received an offer from Barca, and would prefer a move to the Premier League.

The Red Devils have, the Spanish newspaper state, met the £29.2m release-clause of Atleti’s No.10; however, the deal is far from completion, as the playmaker is holding out for a transfer to Stamford Bridge.

The 28-year-old was expected to make an announcement on his future today, but who knows what could be the latest piece of gossip regarding his future…

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