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So far, Everton have not received any offers for Barkley. “What I heard from the board at the moment is that there is no offer on the table for Ross,” said manager Ronald Koeman.
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Ross Barkley had recently refused to sign a new contract, and Koeman said that the player has no future at the club.
The England midfielder had a groin surgery last week and it could take him more than 3-4 weeks to get back to match fitness.
Arsenal will face competition from Tottenham and Chelsea for Barkley. Liverpool have also been linked with a move for the 23-year old.
Chamberlain has 12 months left on his contract and as things stand, he is yet to sign a new deal with the Gunners.
Wenger has identified the 23-year old as his replacement, should he leave.
Ross Barkley refused a new £100,000 week contract and told that he is leaving Goodison Park in search for a “new challenge.”
“His personal situation is not so difficult. We made a really good offer to him to sign a new contract, he declined that contract me that he is looking for a new challenge. Okay, he is not in Everton’s future anymore. It is his decision. I need to respect that and see what happens,” said the Everton manager.