Marc Overmars responds to Arsenal over Nicolas Tagliafico interest

first_imgOvermars is reluctant to let Tagliafico and Neres go in what promises to be a busy summer (Getty)Ajax have already lost Frenkie de Jong to Barcelona and Overmars is resigned to losing Hakim Ziyech and Matthijs de Ligt this summer too, so he is reluctant to let any more of the club’s stars leave.‘Losing three or four players is quite a lot,’ he continued. ‘But you also have to accept it. We do everything we can to keep players, but you know you have to rebuild. A good example is two years ago after the European success under Peter Bosz.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Metro Sport ReporterMonday 1 Apr 2019 10:52 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link230Shares Comment The left-back has attracted interest from the Premier League (Picture: Getty)Ajax sporting director Marc Overmars insists the club will try everything to keep hold of defender Nicolas Tagliafico amid mounting interest from Arsenal.The Argentine full-back is attracting plenty of suitors thanks to his sensational performances for Ajax this season, playing a starring role in the Champions League win over Real Madrid.He is believed to be one of the top names on Unai Emery’s summer transfer wish list, while his agent opened the door to a move after revealing that Tagliafico had rejected a contract extension. Marc Overmars confident of keeping Arsenal target Nicolas Tagliafico at Ajaxcenter_img Advertisement Tagliafico has impressed enormously since moving to Europe (Picture: Getty)But Overmars is still hopefully that the 26-year-old can be convinced to remain in Amsterdam despite interest from Arsenal and others and intends to open fresh contract talks imminently.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘We also want to keep Nico Tagliafico and David Neres here,’ Overmars told NOC when asked if any more players would join Andre Onana in signing new deals.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City‘If you start reading the news on sports sites every time, you will continue to give your question and answer.‘In the end, we provide the answer ourselves, because of course we are working with Nico to keep him here for another year. Let’s see that in the coming weeks.’ Advertisementlast_img

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