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Gunners supporters back Mikel Arteta and Edu Gasper to complete the signing of Jack Grealish
Arsenal supporters have told Mikel Arteta and club technical director Edu Gasper to do everything in their hand to bringing in Jack Grealish to Emirates stadium this summer.
The Englishman, who play as a winger or attacking midfielder, has been establish himself as one of the finest players in the Premier League, thanks to his energetic intelligent and handsomely in recent season for Aston Villa.
And with Mikel Arteta’s side are in market for attacking midfielder, ahead of next season, Gunners fans are told the club chief to strengthen their attacking options with Jack Grealish, who scored seven goals and registered 12 assists this season for Aston Villa.
The 25-year-old, who involved on social media with several Gunners players, via as a king cog. that can helping Mikel Arteta’s men back to were they belong to.
Martin Odegaard, who is on loan at Arsenal from Real Madrid, set to return to his parents club at the end of the season and report in Spain suggested that the Norwegian star could part of Spanish side first-team spot next season.
As a result, Mikel Arteta’s side need to find attacking midfielder who can delivered when it matter most and Grealish, who value at £70m believed best candidate that can helping the London club, challenge for top-four spot next season.
Thank you to the Football Writers Association for selecting me as the Midland's Player of the Year ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/BKWWaqajkg— Jack Grealish (@JackGrealish) May 4, 2021
Brighton set £40m asking price for Arsenal to sign Yves Bissouma
Brighton and Hove Albion have warned Arsenal it will take a bid of around £40million to sign box-to-box midfielder Yves Bissouma this summer.
The 24-year-old has been in excellent form for Graham Potter’s side this season, scoring twice in 36 appearances across all competitions.
His sublime season at the AMEX attracted interest from a number of clubs, including Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City.
After Mali box-to-box midfielder submit transfer request ahead of summer’s window, reports by Sun, claim the Seagulls are willing to accept a fee of around £40m to let the 24-year-old leave this summer.
As a result, Mikel Arteta’s side, who believed are close to winning the race for Bissouma’s signature, need to fork out of £40million in order to bringing in the Mali box-to-box midfielder to Emirates.
Arsenal’s first offer for EPL midfielder rejected by Sheffield United
Sheffield United have reportedly rejected Arsenal’s first offer for midfielder Sander Berge, who has made 15 league appearances for the Blades this term having missed large parts of the season through injury, is said to have a release clause of £35million.
According to Sport Witness, the Gunners have submitted around £17.2million for the 23-year-old, but their first was seen rejected as the relegated club are believed to demand around £30million.
Arteta pays tribute to David Luiz ahead of summer Arsenal exit
Mikel Arteta has paid tribute to Gunners defender David Luiz after it was announced he will leave the club at the end of the current campaign.
Luiz, who signed a one-year extension ahead of the current campaign, held meeting with Mikel Arteta and club chief in recent weeks before a final decision was made on Friday.
Mikel Arteta has hailed the former Chelsea and Pari Saint-Germain man and said he has learnt a lot from the defender during their time together in north London.
‘He’s a player who has won everything in football and has earned every right to do so through who he is as a player and as a person,’ said the Spaniard.
‘I had the privilege to work with him for 18 months. I really enjoyed it. I think we got on really good. I think we had some great moments together.
‘He’s been really helpful, someone who we really like and appreciate so much.
‘So I say thank you to him and wish him the best of luck in his next chapter because I’m sure knowing David that he will have many more to come as player and in the future somehow related to the game.
‘When you get to know the person, his background, where he was raised in Brazil and what he’s done. To get to this point is remarkable.
‘You understand a lot of things happen for a reason and it’s not just an ability, a quality or a determination. It’s many other factors.
‘I’ve really enjoyed and learnt from him. He’s been very helpful every time with the team and I feel sadness as well because you get attached to the players emotionally.
‘One is the player and we have to get the maximum out of him and then it’s the person. And when it gets to this stage it’s tough and it hurts because that relationship now is going to be going away, at least in this space and not seeing him every day.’