What the papers say
Declan Rice has grow to be Arsenal’s prime goal this summer season, in response to the Times. And the paper provides that the Gunners are rising in confidence that they are going to beat Chelsea in signing the England midfielder. The 24-year-old’s contract with West Ham runs till subsequent yr and he has been unwilling to signal a brand new deal.
Brighton are understood to have made enquiries about Argentinian ahead Valentin Castellanos. The 24-year-old has scored 5 occasions in 18 appearances for Girona, the place he’s on mortgage from their sister aspect New York City FC. The Independent says the Seagulls will want one other attacker following the anticipated departure of Leandro Trossard to Tottenham, with the Mendoza man thought-about a becoming substitute.
Chelsea will reluctantly enable Hakim Ziyech to go away this month on account of their want to chop non-homegrown gamers earlier than the Champions League subsequent month, experiences the Telegraph. Newcastle need to signal Blues midfielders Conor Gallagher and Ruben Loftus-Cheek, however the paper says solely Morocco winger Ziyech, 29, could possibly be allowed to depart Stamford Bridge for the north.
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Nico Gonzalez: TuttoMercato experiences Newcastle are actually within the combine together with Leicester to signal Fiorentina’s Argentina ahead, together with his membership setting a £40m price ticket on the 24-year-old.
Raphinha: The Brazil winger, 26, has no intention of leaving Barcelona for Arsenal in January, says Mundo Deportivo.
Anthony Gordon: Chelsea and Tottenham are now not within the 21-year-old Everton ahead, in response to Caught Offside.