Arsenal failed in Gonzalo Higuain transfer swoop, says Napoli chief Aurelio De Laurentiis
Arsenal were outbid by Juventus late on in the summer transfer window as they made an attempt to sign Gonzalo Higuain, according to Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis.
The Gunners were among a number of top clubs linked with the prolific Argentine throughout the summer, with De Laurentiis also naming Atletico Madrid as among those to directly approach him over the player.
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