Arsenal transfers news: $23m for Barcelona star, massive Sanchez bid, Wenger’s exit and more transfer gossips
Here are the main summer transfer news and rumours about Arsenal fore you as gathered and compiled by BloomgistSports
1. Barcelona star Arda Turan to Arsenal?
According to Marca Barcelona are ready to sell the former Atletico Madrid star Arda. And Mirror notes that Arsenal are one of the teams who have been linked with a move for the 29-year-old, who costs about £23million
2. Arsenal could sign two Inter players.
Sky Italia. reports that Arsenal are hopeful that they can land Jeison Murillo this summer.
The defender with £15million price is believed to be one of Arsenal’s priorities in this summer.
Arsenal target Mauro Icardi has also been put up for sale.
His wife disclosed: “From what I can see, Inter have put Icardi up for sale. There are many clubs interested. We will evaluate the situation with all due respect for everyone. Mauro would be very sad to leave Inter, but we’ve understood the club’s economic situation and evidently they cannot hold Icardi back.”
3. Juventus confirmed Sanchez bid rejected
The Italian giants have disclosed that Arsenal have rejected their £34million bid for Alexis Sanchez.
Giuseppe Marotta, the Juve sporting director, said : “Sanchez is a great player, but Arsenal do not want to give him up. We informed the Gunners, who asked for £34m – surely a reasonable fee. However, when we responded to this request, Arsenal told us they will not sell the player.”
4. There are reports that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger could be employed as a replacement for Roy Hodgson who resigned moments after the Three Lions crashed out of the ongoing European Championships.
However, Wenger said: “Could I manage England, why not? I would never rule that out, but I am happy and focused in club football. England is my second country. I was absolutely on my knees when England went out against Iceland. I couldn’t believe it.”
He added: “But when you watched the game you could sense, after 60 minutes, that the worst could happen. Did they panic or were they tired? I don’t know, but England couldn’t find an answer to what Iceland posed.”