Transfer Talk – Arsenal join PSG, Atletico Madrid in pursuit of Houssem Aouar from Lyon


In the middle of all the action at Euro 2020 and the America Cup, the summer transfer window has opened, with Europe’s biggest clubs looking to make a splash in the transfer market. Check out the latest gossip below, and see all official offers here.

TOP STORY: Arsenal join PSG, Atleti in pursuit of Aouar

Arsenal are longtime admirers of Lyonnais Midfielder Houssem Aouar and are now taking action to attempt to sign it, reports The 10 Sport.

There were a lot of French-related sides in previous windows, including Juventus and Barcelona, but nothing ever worked out.

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It is suggested that the Gunners have already made an offer for the 23-year-old, although the figure involved is not included in the report.

That said, it is indicated that Lyon are hoping to earn between € 20m and € 25m for the midfielder and the Gunners are set to match those fees.

It is believed that Lyon will let his talismanic figure go if an offer he deems appropriate arrives for the man with a contract that runs until 2023.

Arsenal shouldn’t be too excited at the moment as it is suggested that other European clubs look to the midfielder.

Paris Saint Germain President Nasser Al-Khelaifi has shown a lot of ambition this window and is a fan, while Atletico Madrid also did some research.

Arsenal’s offer appears to have moved things forward, with Lyon hoping to get rid of Aouar and use the money to help their recruiting drive this transfer window.


– Juventus have yet to start negotiations to sign the Barcelona midfielder Miralem Pjanic, reports Fabrice Romano. This comes with the suggestion that Sassuolo‘s Manuel Locatelli remains their priority when it comes to adding someone to the heart of their midfield.

AS Rome watch Borussia Monchengladbach‘s Rama bensebaini as a possible replacement for Leonardo of Spinazzola, reports The Gazzetta dello Sport. the Italy international is facing months after undergoing surgery on his Achilles, which has led Jose Mourinho and his team to look elsewhere. The Bundesliga side are looking for € 20million, but the deal could be a loan with an obligation to make it permanent.

International and Lyon are both looking to sign Ajax goalie André Onana, reports Transfer market. the Scudetto the winners hope to wait until next year, when the Cameroonian’s contract ends, while Lyon look to move immediately. The decision now rests with Onana, as he has to say whether he wants to leave now or next summer.

– Arsenal close to closing deal with Anderlecht for Albert Sambi Lokonga, reports Fabrice Romano. It is suggested that personal terms have been agreed for a deal that will last until 2026 and that negotiations are in their final stages, with fees set at € 17.5million plus additions.

Transfer market made a list of AC Milanlist of midfield targets for the summer transfer window. It is suggested that they examine Chelsea‘s Tiemoue Bakayoko, Marseilles‘s Boubacar Kamara, Bologna‘s Jerdy schouten and real Madrid‘s Dani ceballos.

Crystal Palace hope to sign Manchester city child Morgan rogers as newly appointed manager Patrick Vieira aims to lower the average age of his team, reports daily mail. It is suggested they will need to spend around £ 7million to bring in the 18-year-old, who spent last season on loan at City of Lincoln.


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