Arsenal Transfer News: Read the Latest Arsenal Transfer News, June 16, 2018
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Unai Emery is not wasting any time in giving Arsenal his personal touch, the Spanish manager has already signed Juventus player Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free-transfer and on 15th June tied down Granit Xhaka to a new long-term deal. However, along with the in-house contract negotiation, Gunners are also looking across Europe to bring in new recruits who can help them reach the Champions League a season after next by finishing the top 4 and for Emery that would be a success in his first season in charge at the Emirates. In this article, we will look at the Arsenal Transfer Rumours that have been making headlines over the past 24 hours linking the Gunners to players from various other clubs across Europe.
Arsenal Transfer News 2018 – Hold up in Sokratis deal
A few days back Arsenal were almost certain to seal the deal for Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papasthatopoulos with reports suggesting that even personal terms had been agreed between the player and the club. But now, Latest Arsenal Transfer Rumours suggest that the Gunners are going to face competition from Italian Serie A champions Juventus also considering going after the Greek defender.
Daniele Rugani is moving closer and closer to a move away from Turin, which is why Juventus are being forced to go into the market for another defender and Sokratis could prove to be the perfect candidate. With Unai Emery certain to buy a central defender this summer, this Arsenal Latest Transfer Rumours will put a spanner in a plan which he must have thought was working to perfection. If this is the case, Arsenal might have to identify another candidate who can prove to be key for Arsenal’s solid defence next season.
Latest Arsenal Transfer Rumours – Jack Wilshere all set to leave Arsenal this summer
After his cryptic Instagram post earlier this week, it looks like Jack Wilshere looks all set to leave Arsenal this summer, after having a meeting with Unai Emery. The English midfielder has been told that he won’t play a big part in Unai Emery’s plan and is advised to find a new club.
English clubs like Everton and West Ham United are interested in signing Wilshere, otherwise, it has been reported in Arsenal News earlier also, we have mentioned that Italian clubs like AC Milan and Juventus are also looking to sign 26-year-old.
Jack Wilshere is a huge fan of Arsenal and would like to sign a new deal with the club but with this latest piece of Arsenal transfer news, it looks like his time at Arsenal will end in a heartbreak. There were also reports that he wasn’t willing to take a pay-cut, which is what Arsenal had offered him.
Football Transfer News Arsenal – Arsenal handed a big boost in the chase for Malcom
Arsenal are chasing a host of players this summer and one player they have been eyeing for a long time is Brazilian winger Malcom. The 21-year-old plays for French club Bordeaux and is being chased by a number of clubs including Inter Milan, who are now leading the race to sign him.
As per Latest Arsenal Transfer News, Bordeaux are going to demand a price of around £35m, and are hoping to send him out on loan first before making the deal permanent in some time. Arsenal’s North London rivals Tottenham are also after Malcom and are going to compete for toe to toe with the Gunners to secure his signature.
Arsenal Latest Transfer News – Kylian Mbappe reveals how close he was to Arsenal
The world’s most expensive teenager Kylian Mbappe moved to PSG last summer in a record deal but not many know that the Frenchman was mightly close to joining Arsenal this summer. In a recent interview, Mbappe revealed that he is a huge admirer of Arsene Wenger and had met the former Arsenal manager last summer and even spoke to him about moving to the Emirates stadium.
He said: “I met with Arsene Wenger, who is a great coach. He has a great reputation here in France, he’s well-respected and knows how to develop young players. This was a real option for me.
“We weighed up the advantages and disadvantages of all the clubs but my family told me it had to be my decision and one I needed to make. It also had to be a long-term decision. So it was up to me and I decided to come here [to PSG] in order to develop.”