Arsenal are understood to be weighing up a move for Schalke youngster Sead Kolasinac, viewing him as a long term replacement for Nacho Monreal at the Emirates Stadium, according to reports in TMW.
The Spaniard is known to be edging closer to a move to Athletic Bilbao this summer, despite him having recently declared his allegiance to the club. And as a result, manager Arsene Wenger is being faced with the task of landing a proper replacement for him soon, with Kieran Gibbs being the only other traditional left back in the club’s first team.
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)