Date: 31st August 2017 at 12:30pm
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centre back will not be moving to Milan on deadline day, according to the player’s father.

Kujtim Mustafi has revealed his son will be staying with until at least January. The German international’s father is also his agent and he is quoted by Calciomercato.com as saying:

“I’m at home resting and as well as being his father is also his agent, means that today nothing will happen.”

The confirmation comes after intense speculation in recent days that a move to was on the cards. The fact that the 25 year old was benched for the Gunners’ 4-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday only increased talk that a switch was imminent but it seems as though have not been able to come up with an offer that are happy with.

Sky in Italy reported that the Italian club had offered a deal,with a €5m loan fee and an obligation to buy for €25m at the end of the season. TV network Mediaset Premium believed the purchase price was  €30m but it seems like the deal is off either way.