Monchi confirms offer from Arsenal after shock return to Sevilla

first_imgMonchi was unveiled at Sevilla on Monday (Picture: Sevilla FC)‘It was the one that brought things together and had the conditions for me.’Arsenal reportedly offered Monchi a deal worth £2.5milliona year to become their sporting director.The Gunners are in the process of a restructuring of their club hierarchy and the snub from Monchi is a major blow for the Londoners.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityMislintat reportedly left his role as head of recruitment because he felt his authority was diluted by football administrator Raul Sanllehi.Monchi would too have had to answer to Sanllehi, who joined Arsenal last year just before Arsene Wenger’s exit.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Sevilla made a late move for Monchi (Picture: Getty)But Sevilla hijacked Arsenal’s deal for Monchi and managed to convince him to return to the club where he built his reputation 17 years ago.ADVERTISEMENT‘I appreciate the interest of Arsenal, perhaps the one that has shown the most interest, and of other clubs who have made contact,’ Monchi said.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I have evaluated the proposals I had and I have chosen Sevilla. Comment Arsenal failed in a bid to bring Monchi to London (Picture: Getty)Monchi reveals he chose to re-join Sevilla over an offer from Arsenal because the project at the Spanish side appealed to him more.The new club sporting director confirmed Arsenal had pushed hard to bring him to the Emirates, but ultimately could not lure him away from Sevilla.Arsenal were thought to have bagged Monchi to replace the departed recruitment head Sven Mislintat in a new role when he left Roma earlier this month. Advertisementcenter_img Advertisement Monchi confirms offer from Arsenal after shock return to Sevilla Coral BarryMonday 18 Mar 2019 2:28 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link278Shareslast_img read more

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Geothermal exploration to begin soon

first_imgLocalNews Geothermal exploration to begin soon by: – April 6, 2011 Commencement work of drilling exploration for geothermal energy in Dominica, is expected to get off the ground by July 22, 2011, with the completion date set for December 21, 2012.The signing ceremony for exploratory works to begin, was signed in Roseau WednesdayThe Iceland drilling company Jardboranir hf, a company with over fifty (50) years experience in the business are to undertake the works expected to cost 4, 573, 207.30 euro or EC 17M dollars.Funding for the project was derived from three main sources; The Agence Francaise de Developpement, The European Union and the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica.Addresses at today’s ceremony came from Project Coordinator Mr. Jason Timothy, Mr. Hubert Perr-Charge d’ Affairs of the EU delegation to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Hon. Dr. John Collin Mc. Intyre-Parliamentary Representative for the Roseau valley-the area to be explored, Hon. Rayburn Blackmore-Minister for Public Works, Energy & Ports and Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit-Prime Minister and Minister of Finance.The overall long-term project objective is to confirm the extent and nature of the potential geothermal resource at various sites within the Wotten Waven and Laudat area, to determine the capacity of wells for sustainable commercial exploitation in generating electric power.This renewable source of electricity is meant to provide an affordable, reliable and clean source of energy for local consumption and to generate foreign exchange from the sale of electricity to the neighbouring islands of Guadloupe and Martnique.     Dominica Vibes News 41 Views   2 comments Share Sharecenter_img Tweet Sharing is caring! Sharelast_img read more

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