The Arsenal evening headlines as Fabrizio Romano releases transfer updates on several key deals. Here’s your evening transfer digest.
Fabrizio Romano issues update on Aouar
The highly reliable Fabrizio Romano has issued an update on the ongoing transfer saga involving a possible transfer of Houssem Aouar from French team, Lyon to the Emirates.
According to the man, the Arsenal board, likewise Mikel Arteta, are convinced that Houssem Aouar is a real ‘top player’. Houssem Aouar would also love to move to Premier League, but after refusing Guendouzi as part of the negotiation, OL don’t want to accept any swap deal. The Price tag is €60m and no new bid yet from Arsenal.
PSG Turn attention away from Bellerin
PSG have been on the chase for Arsenal right back, Hector Bellerin for a while now, with bids reported to have been out in and even playerd offered but Arsenal would not budge on their valuation of the player. PSG have reportedly turned away now having accepted that Arsenal are not willing to so business for anything less than their valuation.
According to Fabrizio Romano, Arsenal turned down PSG’s offer to sign right-back Héctor Bellerín on loan. PSG will now sign Alessandro Florenzi on loan from AS Roma with an buy to option instead.
Arsenal new boy speaks about Nico Pepe
Arsenal’s new youth signing has stated ghat Nicolas Pepe has really been of great help to his adaptation.
“Pepe’s become a really good friend & is like a big brother to me. First of all, he’s a really good guy. He’s also a phenomenal footballer & we’re quite similar people on & off the pitch, so he’s really helped me settle” he told football London.
Houssem Aouar wants Lyon exit
Arsenal priority midfield target, Houssem Aouar reportedly wants to leave Lyon, having told his current employers he is eager to take on a new challenge in the Premier League.
According to LGW via Le Equipe, both of which are French outlets, the player is seeking an exit and his preferred destination is the Emirates