Aston Villa reportedly submitted a £25million bid to Arsenal to secure the signature of Smith Rowe but that bid was knocked back by Arsenal who described the offer as ‘ridiculous’.
The Gunners remain confident of tying the hale end graduate down with a new contract offer to wade off Interest from potential buyers.
Emile Smith Rowe introduction to Arteta‘s starting XI in December transformed the Gunners season, he scored four goals and made eight assists across 33 appearances last season.
The 20-year-old have now attracted interest from clubs around Europe including Aston Villa who is even considering making a second offer after their first bid was rejected.
However,Sinclair has advised Smith Rowe that to unlock his full potential, he should make the move to Villa.
Trevor Sinclair [Former England winger] believes Emile Smith Rowe might be better off leaving the Gunners this summer and making the switch to Villa.
The confirmed departure of Aston Villa Defender [Bjorn Engels] have left Aston Villa a void to fill and the villains in their hope to strengthen their squad will have to make some top signings.