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'Arsenal bid for Douglas Costa rejected'

June 16, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Arsenal have seen an offer for Shakhtar Donetsk attacking midfielder Douglas Costa rejected, according to the player's agent.

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Douglas Costa, 20, signed for Shakhtar from Gremio on a five-year deal in January 2010, but he has been regularly linked with a move to the Premier League.

His agent, Cesar Bottega, has now claimed that Arsenal offered Denilson in a part-exchange deal but Shakhtar were not ...

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