Arsenal dealt transfer blow as move for LaLiga star is ruled out by his manager

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta looks dejected during a game against Norwich City in September 2021.
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Arsenal look set to be frustrated in their attempts to sign one of their top transfer targets this summer after the player's coach all but ruled out a move for the LaLiga star.

The Gunners have taken another step forward this term under Mikel Arteta and will go into the final weekend of the Premier League with a chance of winning the title after Sunday's victory against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.