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Arsenal-linked Elseid Hysaj's agent rules out exit from Napoli

Elseid Hysaj of Napoli

The defender had been linked with a move to Arsenal.

Albania's Elseid Hysaj in action with Switzerland's Ricardo RodriguezAlbania's Elseid Hysaj in action with Switzerland's Ricardo Rodriguez

Speaking to Italian radio station Kiss Kiss Napoli, the agent of Elseid Hysaj has ruled out a move for his client this summer.

The defender has been linked with a move to Arsenal, with the Daily Star reporting that the Gunners were considering a £15 million move for him this summer.

Arsenal manager Arsene WengerArsenal manager Arsene Wenger

According to their report, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has been impressed by the performances that that the 22-year-old managed in Serie A last season.

If that was the case, he will have been further impressed this summer with Hysaj doing well for Albania at Euro 2016.

However, it appears that a move to the Emirates will not be on the cards this summer as his agent claims he will 100% stay at Napoli.

“For Hysaj I think it's 100 per cent [that he will stay]. There's no intention to evaluate other offers,” he told Kiss Kiss Napoli.

Arsenal's Hector Bellerin in action with Norwich's Cameron JeromeArsenal's Hector Bellerin in action with Norwich's Cameron Jerome

With his agent now stating that a move is unlikely, it will be interesting to see if Arsenal do target other right backs this summer.

Mathieu Debuchy looks set to depart at some point, while Calum Chambers has fallen far down the pecking order after a strong first year at the club.

Wenger may look to add back up for Hector Bellerin then, but it appears that Hysaj will not be arriving should he decide to do so.

Elseid Hysaj of NapoliElseid Hysaj of Napoli

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