Bordeaux will take Arsenal flop if fee and wages are lowered
Published 11:00 11/04/12 By MirrorFootball
Bordeaux would be happy to re-sign former striker Marouane Chamakh - but only if they can negotiate a cut-price deal.
The Moroccan international has failed to make an impact in North London since signing for the Gunners in 2010, scoring just 12 times in 61 appearances.
And with Arsene Wenger set to re-shape his squad in the summer - Cologne striker Lukas Podolski has already agreed a £10m deal - Chamakh is almost certain to be shipped out.
Newly minted Paris Saint-Germain were reported to be keen and now Bordeaux president Jean-Louis Triaud has shown his cards too.
"The salary is out of our reach, and the demand from Arsenal is too high, but we would welcome [Chamakh]," he said.
"We met in January, we spoke about it. If he wants to come we must reduce economic pretensions."
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