Arsenal started their Premier League campaign but also remains active in the transfer market as Mikel Arteta wants to add reinforcements and build on his impressive momentum.
The most eye-catching newcomer is Brazilian center-back Gabriel Magalhaes, who has so far joined from Lille for a £ 27m deal. His compatriot Willian also joined him with Dani Ceballos returning on loan for a second season from Real Madrid.
Arteta is keen on more new faces as he continues to build a new team. A new midfielder is a priority with Hossam Aour of Lyon and Thomas Partey of Atletico Madrid. Any additional spending is likely to require sales although right-back Hector Bellerin is more likely to leave. Paris Saint-Germain was interested in taking out a loan but moved with Arsenal only after a permanent sale. Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez will leave, as Aston Villa prepares to strike a deal to be the new first record holder. Both Socrates and Lucas Torreira have been linked to the Italian league and are expected to leave before the deadline. We will have everything new for you throughout the day:
LAMPARD WANTS HUDSON-ODOI Detected
Frank Lampard said last July that he was keen to see Callum Hudson-Odoi fulfill his potential, amid speculation today that he could be loaned.
This seems unlikely, given Hakim Ziyech’s injury and the departure of Willian and Pedro, the teenager will definitely start against Brighton on Monday.
“He needs to continue training at the highest level, which is what I’ve seen him do in particular in the last week or 10 days,” Lampard said.
“In the last two matches, he played and made good effects and this is how he needs to continue as a young player with great talent and great potential.
“I want to see that potential realized.”
Jack RathborneSeptember 12, 2020 13:34
No offers for WANTAWAY ZAHA
Wilf Zaha asked to leave Crystal Palace this summer, but there is a problem: None of the applicants has come.
Roy Hodgson, Director of Reports for The Evening Standard, was surprised that teams were not “knocking the door” to sign the striker, with so many names associated with but no official bids had yet been received.
Palace wanted £ 80m for Zaha last year and reportedly turned down a lesser offer from Everton in his favor, but so far the big bids have not materialized.
Carl MacheteSeptember 12, 2020 13:33
Lampard: The composition is not separated after Havertz’s signature
Frank Lampard insists that the arrival of Kai Havertz did not bother Mason Mount.
“I saw the Mason Mount story, I know it was totally fabricated by someone, especially if it was on the German side,” Lampard said.
“I don’t know if he has any friends or relatives out there that he’s going to talk to, it’s a weird angle for that to come from Mason.”
Jack RathborneSeptember 12, 2020 13:24
Chelsea to make the second rice offer
Chelsea could make a second Declan Rice show to end a big summer of spending.
Buying the West Ham star would put their spending in excess of £ 300m, with SkySport Italia asking for a second show now imminent.
Rice should be the last goal at Stamford Bridge, as the Edward Mindy deal nears completion.
Jack RathborneSeptember 12, 2020 13:15
Arsenal goal wanted in Italy
Arsenal have been linked with Thomas Party all summer, but Atletico Madrid are not willing to sell.
Arsenal tried to offer players to compensate for the requested price, but the Spanish side only wanted the cash – making the last rumors of Such as Strange in Spain to say the least.
The suggestion is that Inter Milan want Thomas because they can’t sign Kante from Chelsea, but they will offer Ivan Perisic in return.
Carl MachetSeptember 12, 2020 13:14
Everton face competition for the right back
Right-back Santiago Arias is wanted from Atletico Madrid by Premier League clubs, according to Radio Caracol in South America.
Everton and Newcastle Wolves are all fans, although it was the Toffees who sealed the most deal on a potential deal.
James Rodriguez and Jerry Mina are both Colombian as well, adding to Arias’ appeal.
Carl MachetSeptember 12, 2020 13:06
Emerson wanted from Naples
Napoli appears to want Emerson to replace Faouzi Gholam, as the Italian international is now retreating to the third choice at best for Frank Lampard.
Sky Sport Italia reports Emerson is an option for the Italians, with Lampard now pinning Ben Chilwell in front of him and Marcos Alonso.
Jack RathborneSeptember 12, 2020 13:03
Tottenham should raise an offer to Italy no. 9
Tottenham has made an offer to buy Andrea Belotti of Turin, according to Sky Italia.
Mourinho said recently that he is still certain that Tottenham will have a replacement for Harry Kane, but that he will not be the Italian international unless he raises his bid significantly.
The allegation is that Tottenham made a loan offer with the option to sign Belotti permanently for 50 million euros, which would not have been accepted by the Serie A team.
Carl MachetSeptember 12, 2020 12:54
Lacazette cuts Arsenal forward
Back on the field, Arsenal take the lead in Fulham.
Lacazette finishes at close range.
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Jack Rathborne12 Sep 2020 12:47
Wolves still wanted the wing back
Wolves did not give up for signing with Ainsley Maitland-Niles.
The new England international was the target of a £ 15m bid which was turned down, with some suggestions that he would now remain at Arsenal and be a key part of the squad under Arteta.
But the Mail reports that the wolves will return with bigger bidding, as Arsenal is seeking up to 25 million pounds.
Carl MachetSeptember 12, 2020 12:19