Perez wants to STAY at Arsenal, says agent (days after saying he wanted out!)

first_img1 Perez has been made to wait for his opportunities since joining Arsenal Lucas Perez’s agent has backtracked on recent claims the striker wanted to leave Arsenal ‘at all costs’.Perez has made just 19 appearances in all competitions since joining Arsenal from Deportivo la Coruna in a £17.1million move last summer. And agent Rodrigo Lovelle claimed this week that Perez was unhappy at the amount of time he was spending on the bench and would take the earliest opportunity to leave the club.Lovelle told Calcio Mercato: “Look, the truth is that Lucas wants to leave at all costs and is not happy at Arsenal.“He hasn’t settled and hasn’t had a chance to play and show what he can do.”But Lovelle has attempted to backtrack on that, now saying Perez wants to stay and fight for his place.Lovelle told Sportsmail: “Lucas has a contract with Arsenal, he wants to succeed there and as any professional wants to play.“When one does not play (one) is not happy, but we knew this is difficult. (He has a) long contract.”last_img read more