Arsenal legend Ray parlour believes Arsenal’s move for Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has fallen through.
Ray parlour made 339 Premier League appearances for Arsenal, scoring 22 goals between 1992-2004, has explained that Jamie Vardy’s move to Arsenal that is believe to be around £20million has fallen through, and plans had been concluded to have medicals for the England International before he linked up with Roy Hodgson’s English International team on Monday.
Despite the fact that Arsenal tabled a bumper offer that double his current wages at Leicester, it looks like Jamie Vardy has made up his mind to stay at the king power stadium. The player was reported to have put up photos of Leicester city’s title triumph on twitter, which has made fans believed he might stay.
Parlour told talkSPORT,
“It looks like it isn’t happening now,”
“I was at the Arsenal the other day and there were big reports flying around, and the club’s cameramen and digital staff had to get down to the training ground.
“So it looked like it was going to happen – there was a medical being done.
“But it seems Vardy thought about it while on England duty, and suddenly there was a U-turn.”
Arsenal reportedly activated the English Internationals release clause of £20m to open negotiations with Vardy and his representatives, but they failed to strike a deal over the line before the Leicester City striker flew to France for the Euro 2016. Vardy has since put an hold on making a decision until after the European Championships in order to stay focus on the hefty task at hand of trying to force his way into the English first-team.
Reports say Roy Hodgson is set to leave Vardy on the substitutes’ bench for the opening match against Russia.