Ex-Arsenal starlet ‘rejected offers from Spurs and Man City’ after leaving Gunners

first_img Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ IN DEMAND Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing targets TOP WORK LATEST targets 2 Rated highly in both the Arsenal and England systems, Willock found himself the target of many clubs when he announced his desire to leave the Gunners last summer.Benfica may have won the race for the 20-year-old, but A Bola now report that Tottenham and Manchester City also made offers for Willock – which the player himself rejected.There was further interest in Willock throughout the recent transfer window, with Watford, Huddersfield and Bournemouth hoping to bring him back to the Premier League. Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti three-way race Willock has yet to debut for Benfica’s first-team LIVING THE DREAM However, the report states the forward rejected the chance to leave Benfica as he is determined to break into the first-team.Despite his lack of game time last season, talkSPORT have been told Willock remains a key part of Benfica manager Rui Vitoria’s plans moving forward. However, after making just one more appearance in 2016/17, Willock decided to leave Arsenal to further his career.He penned a five-year contract with Benfica of Portugal, joining the increasing ranks of English youngsters moving abroad, though since his move to the continent Willock has only represented Benfica’s B team. moving on 2 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Willock totalled just two appearances for Arsenal before leaving last summer Latest transfer news Chris Willock decided to leave Arsenal last summer after spending the majority of his life with the Gunners.The forward first joined the north London outfit as a five-year old, and he appeared to have a bright future after making his first-team debut as a teenager in September 2016. RANKED REVEALED Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer last_img read more