Arsenal in race to sign Marcelo as Brazil left-back asks to leave Real Madrid

first_img Comment Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 4 Jul 2019 8:18 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link627Shares Arsenal are in the race to sign Marcelo from Real Madrid (Getty Images)Arsenal are in the race to sign Marcelo as the Brazilian left-back has asked to leave Real Madrid, according to reports in Spain.The 31-year-old has spent 13 seasons at Madrid, winning four La Liga titles and the Champions League four times.But his place in Zinedine Zidane’s side is now under threat after Madrid completed the signing of French left-back Ferland Mendy in a £47 million deal from Lyon earlier this summer.According to Sport, Marcelo wants to leave Madrid this summer having received several offers and his representatives are in talks with the Spanish club’s president Florentino Perez.ADVERTISEMENT Marcelo has asked to leave Real Madrid this summer (Getty Images)The report claims that Arsenal are among the teams who have registered their interest in Marcelo, but the Gunners face strong competition.AdvertisementAdvertisementParis Saint-Germain, Juventus and AC Milan have also made Marcelo aware of their interest and he is now considering his options.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 CityMarcelo is currently on holiday after he was surprisingly dropped from Brazil’s squad for their Copa America campaign.Arsenal, meanwhile, are looking to strengthen their defensive options ahead of the new season and are also in talks with Celtic over a deal for their left-back Kieran Tierney.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 Arsenal in race to sign Marcelo as Brazil left-back asks to leave Real Madrid Advertisementlast_img read more

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Developers dish out thousands of dollars in gifts to secure the deal

first_imgSavvy house and land buyers are saving thousands with incentive gifts being offered by big developers.SAVVY house and land buyers are saving thousands of dollars on their homes, taking advantage of dollar incentives that big developers are throwing their way.Big name developers such as AVID Property Group, Stockland and builders like Clarendon Homes are tapping into the market offering thousands of dollars in extra incentives for those willing to seal the deal.From gift cards, to monthly giveaways or furniture packages, AVID Property Group general manager Bruce Harper said savvy buyers were taking advantage of the deals and coming out on top.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours ago“We understand breaking into the housing market can be challenging and the difference these types of incentives make to buyers looking for affordable homes that still meet their needs,” Mr Harper said.AVID Property Group is offering buyers at their Brentwood Forest estate in Bellbird Park a $5,000 Visa gift card when purchasing blocks of land or freehold house and land packages from its Temp Living range, while Stockland is giving away a $10,000 Visa gift card to buyers who purchase a SoLa townhome in their North Lakes development.Mr Harper said the developer had chosen to give away gift cards because it allowed buyers to spend the money how they chose.“Combined with the fact Ipswich is a booming region, incentives like this provide an additional leg up for buyers wanting to break into the market,” he said.Clarendon Homes are using a different technique running with a 21 Summers officer, with heavily discounted airconditioning, floors, exterior packs and upgrades for just $21 saving buyers thousands of dollars in extras.Combine the developers incentives with the first homebuyer grant of $20,000 and those new to the housing market can be laughing all the way to their new front door.last_img read more

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