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Arsenal interested in signing both Riyad Mahrez And Raheem Sterling
Manchester City have reportedly put both Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez up for sale this summer as Pep Guardiola plots a fresh era of dominance.
Sterling, who establish himself as one of the best winger in world of football, had a disappointing campaign, but managed to scored 14 goals and contributed 10 assists across all competitions.
The Englishman has been an important part of City’s run to the Uefa Champions League final, despite not touching the heights of 2019/20, the winger remains a vital cog in the team.
And report by Dailymail, claim newly-crowned Premier League champions Manchester City are willing to sell Raheem Sterling this summer after an off-colour season.
Report furthermore explains in details that, Sterling isn’t the only one who has been placed on the market as fellow winger Riyad Mahrez, who delivered remarkable performances in both City semi-final clash with PSG.
The Sky Blues are willing to listen to offers for both the players and reports also states that the Gunners are expressed interest in both winger, with manager Mikel Arteta having already worked with the duo.
The reports furthermore states that the Gunners seen both world-class attackers as player that can bolster their attacking options and bring in glory back to Emirates stadium next season.
But the one factor that could prevent a deal from happening is that the north London club do not have any kind of European football next season.
Brighton chief hands Arsenal huge boost in Yves Bissouma transfer chase
Brighton and Hove Albion chief Paul Barber is open to the possibility of allowing Yves Bissouma to join Arsenal this summer.
sportarena understand that the Gunners will be in the transfer market to sign players in at least five positions in the coming months, and Bissouma, who picture alongside Nicolas Pepe following the Seagull’s North London defeat, monitoring by club hierarchy and Mikel Arteta as they keen to improve Gunners midfield options ahead of next season.
The Mali box-to-box midfielder has been excellent form this season and his energetic intelligent and handsomely performances attracted interest numbers of Premier League club’s with included West Ham and Everton.
However, reports by Daily Star claimed earlier this month that Mikel Arteta’s side are believed they’re confident of secure the signing of Bissouma, who valued at £40million.
And amid those links, Brighton chief Barber has opened up on the possible transfer, taking a surprise view on the idea of one of the Seagulls’ star men joining the London club this summer.
‘We know some of our best players aren’t going to be with us forever and, if the right offer comes along – and it has to be the right offer – and they want to leave, then they can go.
‘I don’t see it as a negative at all, ‘he told The Athletic. ‘The more the big clubs that are interested in our players, the more we’re doing right, so I am delighted with that.
‘If we’ve got players leaving, then we’ve got back-up internally, and we can go out into the transfer market.
‘We’re always looking ahead, we’re always trying to scout the best young players and bring them into our squad, or loan them out. It’s a really important part of what we do.’
Mikel Arteta makes Philippe Coutinho decision
Arsenal’s biggest transfer priority last summer was Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho, following uncertainty on whether Ronald Koeman would include the midfielder in his plans.
With just 14 appearances in the 2021/22 campaign due to injury, though, it has been reported that the Brazilian star, who impressive during his loan spelled in Bundesliga will lead an exodus at the Nou Camp.
But transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has reported that Mikel Arteta is ‘not interested’ in signing the attacking midfielder this time round.