Arsenal reject £30m bid from Everton for Alex Iwobi

first_imgAdvertisement Comment Arsenal reject £30m bid from Everton for Alex Iwobi Advertisement Alex Iwobi played for Nigeria at the Africa Cup of Nations this summer (Getty Images)The report claims that Arsenal have been offered £25m up front with a further £5m in add-ons.But Everton’s bid has been rejected by Arsenal.AdvertisementAdvertisementMore: 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 CityMeanwhile, the Gunners are stepping up their own efforts to land a new central defender with Juventus’ Daniele Rugani and RB Leipzig’s Dayot Upamecano on their shortlist.A £55m bid for Upamecano has been rejected, while the Gunners’ two-year loan offer for Rugani has been snubbed by Juventus.Arsenal have now revised their offer for Rugani by shortening it to a one-season loan with a mandatory option to buy for €30m (£27.6m).More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Alex Iwobi is wanted by Everton (Getty Images)Everton have submitted a £30 million bid to sign Arsenal winger Alex Iwobi, according to reports.Marco Silva’s side had prioritised a move for Wilfried Zaha but Crystal Palace are demanding £100 million for their star player.Palace had received an offer from Everton of £70m plus James McCarthy and a season-long loan deal for Cenk Tosun, but that was rejected.Everton are now seeking alternatives and MailOnline claim that Iwobi has been targeted by the Toffees.ADVERTISEMENT Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 7 Aug 2019 12:43 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link83Shareslast_img read more

Governor Wolf Announces Five Below to Expand and Relocate National Headquarters in Philadelphia

first_imgGovernor Wolf Announces Five Below to Expand and Relocate National Headquarters in Philadelphia SHARE Email Facebook Twitter September 27, 2016center_img Jobs That Pay,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf announced today that Five Below, a specialty value retailer catering to teens and pre-teens, will expand and relocate its national headquarters in Philadelphia, a move that will create 154 new, high-wage jobs.“I am pleased that Five Below has chosen to keep its national headquarters in Philadelphia where it can continue its success story at a new location,” Governor Wolf said. “Today’s announcement of 154 new, high-wage jobs marks the second headquarters announcement this month in the City, proving once again that Pennsylvania has the ability to attract and retain major employers.”Five Below will expand operations by relocating to 701 Market Street, Philadelphia. The company has signed a long-term lease to occupy 180,000-square-feet of office space and another 15,000-square-foot of retail space. Five Below will invest $10.5 million in tenant improvements and new equipment, and has committed to create 154 new, full-time jobs over the next three years and retain 211 existing positions.“We knew from Day one we wanted Five Below’s headquarters to be in Philadelphia,” said Joel Anderson, CEO of Five Below. “The brand began its amazing legacy here and that’s where it will continue. We can’t say enough how excited we are to stay in Center City Philadelphia and relocate our national headquarters to the emerging vibrant Market East neighborhood. The new office space is truly incredible. Five Below will always be Philadelphia Proud.”Five Below received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development that includes a $900,000 Pennsylvania First program grant, and $462,000 in Job Creation Tax Credits to be distributed upon creation of the new jobs.The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced group of economic development professionals who report directly to the governor and work with businesses that are considering locating or expanding in Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation.“I am thrilled Five Below has committed to remain in Philadelphia with its recent decision to locate its new headquarters in Market East,” said Mayor Jim Kenney. “For the past 15 years, Five Below has built an iconic brand, and we are proud to support the company as it continues to grow.”Five Below (NASDAQ: FIVE) is a specialty value retailers offering a broad range of trend-right, high-quality merchandise targeted at the teen and pre-teen customer all priced at $5 and below. The company operates more than 500 stores in 32 states.For more information on Five Below, visit www.fivebelow.com.For more information about the Governor’s Action Team or DCED visit dced.pa.gov.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolflast_img read more