Arsenal transfer target responds to interest after initial Gunners talks

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Arsenal have reportedly been dealt a blow in their transfer pursuit of Real Madrid striker Mariano Diaz as he’s not keen on a move to the Emirates Stadium.

The Dominican Republic international was apparently the subject of an initial approach by the Gunners, according to the Daily Star.

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However, the player has responded by deciding he’s not keen on a move to the Premier League and he’ll try to fight for his place in Zinedine Zidane’s side instead, according to the Daily Mirror.

This is a big blow for Arsenal, who could do with more depth up front behind first choice strike pair Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.

The north London giants lost Danny Welbeck on a free transfer this summer, and Diaz could be ideal to come in for a similar role off the bench.

Unfortunately, this now looks unrealistic for AFC, who will have to look elsewhere as their frustrating summer continues.

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