Date: 10th August 2017 at 8:00pm
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Newcastle United and will fight it out to sign striker Perez after dropped their interest in the Spaniard, reports AS.

The Turkish side have signed Villarreal and former Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado for €5m and are no longer interested in making a move for the Gunners forward this summer.

Magpies boss revealed earlier this week that he had spoken with about Perez’s situation. The Frenchman’s response was to effectively tell the former Real Madrid and Liverpool manager to show him the money.

Arsenal have set a €15million (£13.6m) asking price for the 28 year old which Newcastle will have to match. The Gunners have been extremely tough in negotiations with clubs over their this summer. They successfully held out for the €15million they wanted from Juventus for but they have also reportedly put off a number of teams with their £16m valuation of Kieran Gibbs.