Arsenal news live: Gunners set offered Jovic a £192,000-a-week to join them, Soares set to leave without playing a single game

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Gunners prepared to offer Jovic a £192,000-a-week to join them

Arsenal have reportedly preparing to offer Real Madrid forward Luka Jovic a huge wage in order to join them this summer.

Jovic, 22, joined Spanish capital last summer after impressive performances with Eintracht Frankfurt, where he netted 36 goals in 75 games while on loan at the German club.

But the Serbian international has experienced a difficult season at Real Madrid and they consider to let him leave for loan this summer with Gunners joined the race to sign him as they on the hunt for a new striker, with the future of Pierre Emerick Aubameyang uncertain.

And according to The PianetaMilan, Arsenal are ready to offer Jovic up to £192,000-a-week to sign for them, such is Mikel Arteta’s desire to see him at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal see the quality that the Serbian possesses though, and are now willing to make him one of their top earners, according to the latest reports.

Arsenal Made move for Espanyol midfielder Marc Roca

Arsenal are reportedly pursuing a deal of around £22.5million for Espanyol midfielder Marc Roca, whose release clause is £36million.

The Gunners boss Mikel Arteta is eager to strengthen his midfield options ahead of next campaign and Roca is part of player admirer by the Spanish coach.

However, according to The Express, Mikel Arteta want to bring the 23-year-old defensive midfielder to the Emirates stadium in the upcoming transfer window.

The reports explains in details that Arsenal hope of sign the 23-year-old around £22.5million despite the £36million release clause in Roca’s contract.

Cedric Soares set to leave Arsenal this summer without playing a single game

Arsenal have reportedly yet to agree an extension to Cedric Soares’ loan deal from Southampton which could see him leave without playing a single game for the club.

The Portuguese right-back’s short-term deal expires at the end of this month after he arrived as cover for Hector Bellerin in a £5million loan move in January.

He is fit again after arriving at the Emirates with a knee injury, but he has not played any part in Arsenal’s two behind-closed-doors friendlies against Charlton or Brentford this week.

He was forced to miss both games after suffering a facial injury from being hit by a ball during training, which caused severe swelling around his nose and left eye.

Cedric Soares could now leave at the end of the month without playing a single game for the club, according to Goal.

Inter Milan plotting a summer swoop for Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin

Inter Milan have reportedly plotting a summer move for Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin, who made assists in Gunners 2-3 defeats to Brentford.

Bellerin, 25, joined Gunners youth academy from Barcelona in 2011, and is now a respected voice in the dressing room at the Emirates Stadium.

But according to The Mirror claim Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte is keen to strengthen his defence and is identified Bellerin his primary target ahead of summer transfer window.

The report claims the north London club are keen for the Spain international to sign an extension to his current contract ending in 2023, but Bellerin is reportedly in no rush to make any immediate decisions.

That has reportedly left the door open for the Serie A side to make a summer swoop for the £27million-rated fullback, who is said to be keen to see how things progress under boss Mikel Arteta before committing his long-term future to Arsenal.

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