Young goalkeeper will not leave Birmingham for anything other than first team football.
Arsenal target Jack Butland has informed cash-strapped Birmingham City that he will only leave the club for first-team football, reports the Daily Mirror.
The Gunners have been linked with a move for the talented England goalkeeper this month and the Blues are understood to be keen to sell the £6m-rated teenager to starve off administration.
But Butland, 19, has made the number one shirt his own at St Andrews’ and has insisted that he will not leave to sit on a Premier League side’s bench.
Liverpool, Everton, Southampton and Fulham have also been credited with an interest in the 6’4″ youngster, who kept goal for Team GB at last summer’s Olympic Games in London.
Butland was also part of Roy Hodgson’s Engalnd squad for Euro 2012 but has only made the number on shirt at Championship strugglers City his own this season.
Arsenal currently boast Polish internationals Lukas Fabianski and Wojciech Szczesny, plus Italian youngster Vito Mannone between the sticks.
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