MORNING ARSENAL FANS
Arsenal are closing in on the signings of two players as Mikel Arteta’s summer shake-up gets underway.
The Gunners are poised to announce the arrival of Benfica left-back Nuno Tavares, while Anderlecht skipper Albert Sambi Lokonga is also set to join.
And Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali has declared that the North Londoners have made an offer for midfielder Manuel Locatelli.
He revealed: “Arsenal have made an official bid for Locatelli. They’re pushing hard to sign Manuel and it’s an important bid… we will see.”
Meanwhile, Brighton centre-back Ben White is claimed to still be keen on making a summer switch to Arsenal.
The Gunners remain locked in negotiations with the Seagulls after having two bids turned down.
According to the Daily Mail, Graham Potter’s men are holding out for £55million.
In other news, Arsenal will make a move for Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale after Euro 2020.
According to the Sheffield Star, the Gunners are expected to submit a bid for the England keeper.
Arsenal see Ramsdale as a potential replacement for Bernd Leno, who is facing an uncertain future.
And finally, Juventus are interested in signing Granit Xhaka as an alternative to Locatelli.
According to CalcioMercato, Juventus are admirers of Xhaka following his epic performances at the Euros.
Xhaka has reportedly agreed terms with Roma ahead of a potential move but the Italian side are struggling to meet the Gunners’ asking price.