This is specifically for the Arsenal die-hards and critics, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has arrived at Arsenal’s London Colney training ground to finalise his transfer from Borussia Dortmund as according to Sky Sports News.
A private jet containing the Gabon international arrived at Luton Airport at 2pm on Tuesday afternoon, less than an hour after leaving Dortmund airport. Arsenal have agreed a deal worth around £60m with Borussia Dortmund for the 28-year-old striker.
However, while the German Side club have agreed a fee, sources understand they will not let Gabonese International go until they find a replacement.
With this, Olivier Giroud, Michy Batshuayi and Anthony Modeste are among the names being considered to be secured signing before the Bundesliga transfer window closes at 5pm on Wednesday.
David Luiz – Olivier Giroud Swap Deal
It has been alleged that Chelsea will offer David Luiz to Arsenal in exchange for Olivier Giroud. This swap deal is part of a web of moves that will ultimately allow Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to complete his transfer to the Emirates as according to the Daily Star.
Bad news for Manchester City fans! Manager Pep Guardiola says winger Leroy Sane will be out for six to seven weeks following the injury he suffered against Cardiff in the FA Cup on Sunday.
This announcement has come after a few inutes when Aymeric Laporte has joined the City from Athletic Bilbao for a club-record £57m fee as Pep Guardiola’s sixth signing of the 2017-18 season and has signed a deal until 2023. The 23-year-old will take the number 14 shirt.
“I am very happy to be here, … I am looking forward to working under Pep Guardiola and trying to help the club to achieve success, ” said Laporte.
Athletic Bilbao have moved quickly to spend the Aymeric Laporte money. The La Liga side have confirmed they have signed Inigo Martinez from their rivals Real Soceidad.
Lemar not for sale
Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev has reiterated winger Thomas Lemar will not be sold in the January transfer window. The 20-year-old, who has been linked with Arsenal and Liverpool.
Spurs to sell Llorente
Tottenham will consider selling striker Fernando Llorente if they receive a significant profit on the Spaniard. Llorente, 32, joined Spurs from Swansea for £14m in the summer and has been linked with a move to Chelsea,
West Brom lead race for Schurrle
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West Brom are leading the race to sign Germany international Andre Schurrle on loan from Borussia Dortmund. The Baggies will have to cover the 27-year-old former Chelsea player’s salary of £90,000-a-week in full, report TeamTalk.
Mangala to join New Castle
Newcastle have enquired about signing defender Eliaquim Mangala on-loan from Manchester City. The Premier League leaders are poised to complete a deal for Athletic Bilbao centre-back Aymeric Laporte and would want the Magpies to pay the majority of his £80,000-a-week wage