Date: 2nd March 2017 at 7:00pm
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manager Arsene would not be drawn on reports that he had been offered £30m a year to manage in the Chinese Super League.

Speaking at his pre-match press conference today ahead of the match against Liverpool, the Frenchman said he wanted to focus on matters on the pitch rather than off it, although he did not deny that the offer had been made. He is quoted by Sky Sports when asked about the offer as saying:

“This [press] conference is about the game at Liverpool not about my own future and what I turned down or [did] not turn down.”

The Telegraph reported on Tuesday that had rejected the approach from the Far East, and is still deciding whether to sign a two year contract extension worth substantially less at £10m a year.

At the press conference today, also denied that he would be interested in taking over at after current head coach announced his intention to leave the at the end of the season.