It is rumored both Liverpool and Arsenal have had 5 million pound bids turned down by the Bluebirds.

It is believed that both bids were mainly made up from future incentives clauses based on how the player develops and performs in the future but it is understood that Cardiff want more money up front.

It is unclear whether Wenger will make an improved bid for the young Welshman but it is certain he will face stiff competition for the player signature with the rest of the “Big Four” also chasing the player.

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