Arsenal report: World-class attacker gives wage demands to Gunners - and rivals

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta

Arsenal and Liverpool are reportedly among a host of Premier League clubs re-thinking their transfer interest in one of La Liga’s most highly-rated players after learning of his wage demands. 

Athletic Bilbao forward Nico Williams has enjoyed a stellar campaign for the Basque side, scoring seven goals and laying on 16 assists to help his side win the Copa del Rey, while they look set for a top-five La Liga finish. 

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For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include tomes on Leeds United and the England national team.