The fate of Alexandre Lacazette at Arsenal football club now depends on whether the captain of the club Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will extend his contract with Arsenal or not. Reports say if Aubameyang accepts a new deal at the club during this summer transfer window, Lacazette could leave the club for Atletico Madrid for £30 million.
Below are other updates from the transfer market
Ben White transfer update
Leeds United offered £22 million to Brighton for the signature of their 22-year-old England center-back Ben White. According to the latest update from that transfer transaction, Brighton has rejected the bid for the youngster. Chelsea and Liverpool are also competing for the signature of White.
John Stones transfer to Chelsea
Chelsea football club is reportedly considering a bid for 26-year-old England international John Stones. The Stamford Bridge-based club might offer Manchester City £20 million for the signature of the English defender.
Morgan Sanson transfer saga
Morgan Sanson could leave Marseille this summer as Premier League clubs: Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham United have all shown interest in the signature of the 25-year-old French midfielder.
Kyle Walker-Peters transfer to Southampton
Kyle Walker-Peters has agreed on personal terms with Southampton which would lead to a permanent deal after spending half of the 2019-2020 season on loan at the club. Southampton is reportedly ready to offer Tottenham £12 million for the signature of the 23-year-old English defender.
Kostas Tsimikas’ planned move to Leicester City
Kostas Tsimikas could leave Greek club Olympiakos for Premier League club Leicester City this summer. All the club has to do is pay Olympiakos about £12 million and the 24-year-old Greece left-back could be theirs. Liverpool is also interested in the player.
Jadon Sancho might get a new deal at Dortmund
There is a new twist to the transfer saga involving Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United over Jadon Sancho. The German club wants United to pay at least £100 million before they would allow the 20-year-old England winger to join the Premier League club. If United fail to do that before August 10, the Bundesliga club would offer Sancho a more lucrative deal which would make it almost impossible to join United.
Arsenal’s transfer needs
Arsenal football club have made known some of the players that they intend to sign this summer. Some of them are 24-year-old Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos, 27-year-old Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey and 22-year-old Lille defender Gabriel. However, the club would have to sell some of their players before they can be able to raise £100 million to fund the transfer deals. Hence, Atletico Madrid is set to buy Arsenal’s 24-year-old Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira.
Kai Havertz transfer update
The transfer transaction between Chelsea football club and Bayer Leverkusen is still far from being over. The German Bundesliga side has insisted that they would not collect anything less than £90 million before they can only their 21-year-old Germany midfielder Kai Havertz to join the club this summer.
Shane Duffy transfer to West Brom
Shane Duffy could leave Brighton this summer if the ongoing negotiations between his club and newly promoted West Bromwich Albion are anything to go by. The 28-year-old Republic of Ireland defender is expected to join the club in order to help the club with his Premier League experience.
Naby Keita on his way out
Naby Keita could be one of Liverpool’s casualties in the transfer market this summer. The board of Liverpool football club has reportedly told the manager of the club, Jurgen Klopp, to sell the 25-year-old Guinea midfielder and other players at the club in order to raise money to fund the proposed signing of 29-year-old Bayern Munich and Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara.