Arsenal Losing the Race to Sign Chris Samba: latest soccer news that Arsenal Losing the Race to Sign Chris Samba. With each passing day it seems that Arsenal is losing the race to sign Blackburn’s skipper Chris Samba. Arsenal has been actually put off by the asking price of Chris Samba. Arsene Wenger believes that the valuation of Chris Samba to the equivalent of £12million is too much.
Blackburn has actually put that price tag to ward off any offers because they have already lost an upcoming defender Phil Jones to Manchester United. They would not like to lose another defender at this moment.