Arsenal Transfer Rumour Wrap: 21st July 2015

Vidal admits to move wish

Juventus ace Arturo Vidal, who has been known to be a target for the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United for quite a while now, is known to have told his club’s CEO Giuseppe Marotta that he wants to move to a new destination this summer. Juve were reported tweeting from their official twitter account: ‘Marotta: “@kingarturo23 has expressed his desire to embark on a different experience, as did Ogbonna, Tevez and Pirlo.”’ (read more)

Arsenal table £31.3m bid for Benzema

Arsenal have finally gone ahead and tabled a £31.3m bid to sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, according to a revelation made by Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri. Los Blancos, however, are understood to be uninterested in talking about the sale of the Frenchman now, despite being earlier believed to be open to the prospect of doing so. (read more)

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Arsenal make shock move to sign Barcelona midfielder

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reported to have tabled a ‘significant’ bid to sign Barcelona’s young midfielder Oriol Busquets, says Spanish newspaper Sport.

Oriol, who is in no way related to Catalans ace Sergion Busquets, is known to be a highly talented box to box midfielder, who has impressed critics and talent spotters with his performances for Barca’s different youth sides. And one of his admirers is Wenger, who is now believed to be growing desperate to bring him to north London. Additionally, Manchester United are also known to be following him right now.

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