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Partey’s agent to travel to London
Thomas Partey’s agent is reportedly set to trip to London to discuss the possibility of his client propose switch to Emirates stadium this summer.
The 27-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal with boss Mikel Arteta identified him as a possible solution for the defensive issues in Arsenal’s midfield in recent seasons.
And according to The GHANAsoccernet.com, claims Partey’s representatives will travel to the capital in the near future to try and finalise negotiations over his potential move to Arsenal.
Reports explains in details that the possibility of a transfer happening could depend on how the negotiations go.
Arsenal received huge boost in pursuit of Dominik Szoboszlai
Arsenal have received huge boost in pursuit of RB Salzburg’s Dominik Szoboszlai with latest reports suggested that the Austrian Bundesliga side would be willing to accept over three installments over the 19-year-old.
According to journalist Manu Lonjon, reports yesterday that the north London club are ‘well advanced’ in their efforts to sign the 19-year-old midfielder along with AC Milan.
However, Italian media outlets La Repubblica, reports today that Australia Bundesliga side would be willing to accept over three installments over Szoboszlai deal.
This latest reports is an huge boost for Arsenal, who are desperate to improve their squad this summer without having to shell out huge transfer fees for new players.
Szoboszlai, who made his debut for RB Salzburg in 2018, enjoyed a breakthrough season this campaign, having scored 10 goals and contributed 16 assists in 37 appearances across all competitions for his club.
Guendouzi picture not appear in Gunners latest training aim in contact with top European clubs
Matteo Guendouzi, who reportedly in contact with several top clubs in Europe about the prospect of departing the Emirates next summer, not appear in Gunners final preparation ahead of Sheffield United clash.
The 21-year-old midfielder was left out of Arsenal’s matchday squad for the win over Southampton after an altercation with Brighton striker Neal Maupay last weekend.
And seems the reports from TF1, via GFFN has been true with stated that Guendouzi has been in contact with Atletico Madrid,Barcelona, Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain regarding the possibility of making a swift exit from North London.
Though there is no indication he was absent from training, the 21-year-old was not pictured in training with his team-mates ahead of a potentially season-defining quater-final.
Meanwhile, Head coach Mikel Arteta has insisted ‘the door is always open’ for Guendouzi, who could return to the side against Sheffield United, but also stated he only wants players who are ready to ‘jump on the boat’.
‘Whatever internal issues we have, we will deal with them privately and I am never going to make any of that public,’ Arteta said responding to a possible Guendouzi exit.
‘All the players that are here, I am counting on them. If they want to jump on the boat, they are more than welcome and that is always my mindset. I am here to help all of them to improve individually and collectively and that is my job.’
Arsenal miss out on Feyenoord midfielder Orkun Kokcu
Arsenal have been dealt huge blow in pursuit of Feyenoord midfielder Orkun Kokcu after penned a new contract with the club.
Since earlier of the year, Kokcu, 19, has been frequently linked with a summer move to the Emirates Stadium after impressing in the the Eredivisie.
The Turkish U21, contributed six goals from 42 appearances in all competitions, the Gunners were allegedly prepared to pay in excess of £20million for the 1-9year-old midfielder.
But on Friday evening, Feyenoord announced that they had agreed fresh terms with one of their star men, effectively ruling out a transfer to the north London club.
The Dutch giants revealed that Kokcu had penned a five-year deal, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2024-25 campaign.