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​Arsenal defender Saliba 'devastated' after failed St. Etienne loan

Arsenal defender William Saliba was disappointed to miss out on a move back to Saint-Etienne.

The young French centre-back wanted to go back to the club on loan for this season.

But the 19-year-old was not given the chance, despite not making a match-day squad for Mikel Arteta's team so far this season.

According to French outlet But!, Arsenal turned down a loan deal by introducing last minute demands St. Etienne could not meet.

They wanted the player back at Arsenal's training complex several times during the loan spell for medical examinations.

A compensation clause was also discussed, and the deal eventually fell apart.

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