Gift Orban : I Have So Much Respect For Arsenal

Moves to blacklist Gift Orban

KAA Gent forward, Gift Orban, has cleared the air on the recent speculations that he doesn’t like Arsenal FC and may not want to sign for the in the future.

Arsenal recently lost the English Premier League title to rivals Manchester City with less than five games to the season-end. And the London club came under fire by fans and supporters.

And that’s because Arsenal topped the EPL for almost three months. With many fans hoping the former champions will win its first title in almost two decades.

And last week, speculations spread that Gift Orban opted not to move to Arsenal, stressing lack of title-winning mentality.

According to Gift Orban, a move to the English Premier League will be a dream come true. But then, he wouldn’t move to Arsenal, rather to join Liverpool, Manchester City or Manchester United.

Gift Orban denies speculations that he wouldn't fancy a move to Arsenal FC
Gift Orban celebrates a goal for KAA Gent

“The Premier League is my ultimate dream. Man United, Liverpool or Man City. I don’t really like Arsenal that much. It’s like they don’t want to win titles. I want to go somewhere where they win titles,” Gift was quoted as saying.

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The statement went viral, even top football journalist, Fabrizio Romano posted it on his social media handles.

So, many football analyst lashed out on the 20-year-old. And admonished him to tender a public apology or withdraw the statement.

Gift Orban Denies Arsenal Snub Speculations

Meanwhile, the player’s agent, reached out to Sports journalist EaglesTracker to make some clarification. According to the agent, Gift was quoted out of context, stressing that Gift didn’t speak about the current Arsenal team

“Something got lost in translation here. The original author of the news piece from Belgium clarified that Gift did not talk about the Arsenal of now but the one during his childhood in a jokingly way. He has the utmost respect for the club, Gift Orban’s agent says.”

Gift currently has 20 goals in 20 appearances for KAA Gent in all competitions this season. And he has become an integral part of the team despite joining last January.

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