Arsenal in final stages of signing up £60M star – Gunners in talks to sign midfielder on free transfer– Odegaard transfer message after hitting €70m market value –
Leicester City star Youri Tielemans is currently in fresh talks with Arsenal about a move to the North London club.
Arteta was given alot of money in the transfer window to add some proven top-level players to the squad that would help them back into the Champions League by the end of the season
Players like Oleksander Zinchenko – Gabriel Jesus and Fabio Vieira have all come into the club and given Arteta the boost that he needed – and they could end up challenging for that Premier League title by the end of the year.
However – the club need to add some more depth to the squad and club and According to Football London, Tielemans is now in talks over a move to the Emirates.
The Belgian has entered the final year of his contract. He will have less than six months remaining from next week, and the winter window will be Leicester’s final opportunity to recoup some of the initial investment.
If they don’t, he will walk away for free in the summer. Arsenal still have Tielemans on their list and are the front-runners in the chase to land his services.
Reporter Iomie Stanley recently claimed that he would be a very impressive signing for the Gunners
“Yes, he would [be a good signing for Arsenal],” he told icfootballnews. “They have been looking at him for a long, long time.
“He is coming to the end of his contract, so that would be a no-brainer, I think.
Arsenal icon Ray Parlour recently encouraged the club to sign a new midfielder: ‘January will be important for a lot of clubs, we all know how important that transfer window can be,’ Parlour told talkSPORT.
‘There might be a bit of money there for Mikel Arteta to say, “Right, we need another midfielder”.
‘We need a Youri Tielemans, like when they tried to get him before.”
Martinelli update –
Arsenal are making good progress in their bid to extend Gabriel Martinelli’s contract, and Fabrizio Romano has the latest update.
Martinelli is regarded as one of the finest talents in world football and is a lad that Arsenal have big hopes for over the next couple of seasons.
His performances this season led to him being called up to that Brazil side at the World Cup – and despite not getting alot of minutes – he impressed while he was on the pitch
Now – As per reports on the Daily Mail recently, Martinelli will renew with the Gunners in a deal which will see him go from earning £70,000 per week to £200,000 per week.
With his contract expiring in 2024, there were worries he may leave, which are all but quelled now.
But The Gunners faithful are desperate to see him put pen to paper on a new deal, and Romano has some positive news. While it’s not finalized yet, talks over a new long-term deal are into the advanced stages, and it’s getting ever-closer.
He Tweeted: ‘Negotiations between Gabriel Martinelli and Arsenal on new long term deal are progressing to the final stages’
Former Brazil international Ramires recently urged Arsenal to do everything it takes to keep him in north London.
‘Gabriel Martinelli is a terrific player, he’s been absolutely tremendous for Arsenal this season, and it’s great to see a young Brazilian coming through and showing so much maturity,’ said Ramires, speaking exclusively to Ladbrokes.
‘It’s inevitable that huge clubs like Real Madrid and Juventus will come knocking on the door.
‘At Arsenal, he is playing for a huge club with lots of ambition, but of course, there’s always going to be another level.
‘I’d say it’s down to Martinelli and what he wants, you know, it’s natural for players like him to think about teams such as Real Madrid, the size and stature of that club, and how it was maybe a childhood dream to play for them.
‘I personally believe that Martinelli still has another level within himself that he’s yet to find, because he’s still so young, and he’s developing.
‘He’s improving with every single game, and if Arsenal can keep hold of him, they have a top, top player who can bring so much happiness to the fans in the shape of trophies.
‘Arsenal have to do everything within their power to keep Gabriel Martinelli.
‘There’s always going to be talk around him. even in Brazil, people are wondering where his next move is going to be.
‘Arsenal must do everything they can to keep hold of him, because he’s an amazing player and I’m confident there’s another level he can reach. ‘
Odegaard wants Arsenal stay –
Martin Odegaard says he is keen to stay at Arsenal ‘for several years’ and has dismissed the idea of joining Liverpool
Hailed as the next big thing in football – Odegaard made the move to Real Madrid as a sixteen-year-old lad with the world at his feet – but he really struggled to live upto the hype that surrounded his name.
A move to Arsenal has reignited his career and turned him into one of the most creative players in the Premier League – with his goals and assists helping keep Arsenal at the very top of the Premier League.
In an interview with Norwegian broadcaster NRK, Odegaard has revealed he supported Liverpool as a boy but made it clear that his preference is to remain at Arsenal for as long as possible.