Date: 9th August 2018 at 5:00am
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Arsenal have been handed a potential blow in the market after a reported target ruled out a move before the transfer deadline later today.

had been linked with the services of AC Milan full-back after injury concerns ahead of their opening Premier League match with , with set for a spell on the sidelines and Nacho Monreal only just returning to training.

That has left youngster as the man likely to fill in and interest in Rodriguez was said to stem around ’s determination to prove further depth in this role – but any deal seems to be on the cards.

Gianluca Di Marzio states that the Switzerland international is ready to snub any advances from Arsenal or in the transfer market, as he intends to remain at AC Milan Рhaving only moved to Italy last year from Wolfsburg.