English Premiership

Arsenal receive transfer blow

2014-10-22 10:22
Munir El Haddadi (Supplied)

Cape Town - Chelsea and Arsenal have both received the bad news, Spain striker Munir El Haddadi is not leaving Barcelona.

Barcelona starlet Munir El Haddadi will not be leaving the Nou Camp for England, according to the Express.

Munir El Haddadi, recently handed his debut in the Spain senior side, reportedly has a £9.4m release clause in his contract. which attracted attention from the likes of Arsenal and Chelsea.

Barcelona were eager to keep the youngster happy and have fast-tracked the striker in the Catalan giants first team.

Luis Enrique has now reassured the 19-year-old star which was enough for the player to decide that his future lies at Barca.

Fact file: Munir El Haddadi

Born: 1 September 1995

Youth Career: Haddadi scored 32 goals in 29 appearances for CF Rayo Majadahonda's Cadete A team (Fourth division).

Signed for Barcelona: July 2011 from Atletico Madrid

First team debut: 24 August 2014 vs Elche

Barcelona first team appearances to date: 9


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