Marchetti rejects Arsenal link
Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti has brushed off speculation
linking him with a summer move to Premier League side Arsenal.
Reports have claimed that Arsene Wenger is in the market for a
new keeper and he has been linked with a bid for Queens Park
Rangers’ Brazil international Julio Cesar.
However, reports in Italy have claimed that the Gunners have
made an enquiry for Marchetti, who has recently been on
Confederations Cup duty with the Azzurri.
The 30-year-old is unaware of the rumours concerning his future
and is heading off on holiday before returning for pre-season
“I know nothing about Arsenal,” Marchetti told Sky Sport
“I’m having a holiday and only thinking about relaxing. And then
there is the president, who knows what to do.”
Arsenal were linked with a Â£5.5million bid for
Marchetti three years ago when the keeper was still on the books of
He joined Lazio in 2011 and he has established himself as one of
the most consistent keepers in Serie A during his two seasons at
the Stadio Olimpico.