Transfer window is a period of many speculations, some finally come to reality, while many only remain a rumour. English Premier League club Arsenal has been linked to many summer signings as fans hope to see their fortune turn around for better. However, a poor start to the season has brought the club under verbal attack.
Arsenal is reportedly desperate to secure the services of the 24-year-old world-class playmaker, who plays for Leicester City this summer, according to reports. The 24-year-old highly-rated playmaker has been strongly linked with a move out of the King's Power Stadium, with Arsenal being known as a good admirer of the French forward.
Leicester City were active in the UEFA Europa League today as they travelled to face Legia Warszawa at the Polish Army Stadium on Thursday evening. The Foxes couldn't secure any point from today's match as they suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat to Legia Warszawa. The home side secured maximum points thanks to a lone goal from Mahir Emeli.
Photo credit: Facebook.com Mikel Arteta's Arsenal team will only be participating in the Premier League and other domestic competitions this season. This is as a result of the position they finished in the last edition of the premier league. Arsenal have made some great additions to the team so far in the current transfer window and they are still planning to make more.
Three names (Aouar, Odegaard and Maddison) have been heavily linked to Arsenal for the attacking midfield position in the team, but so far, no information of an official bid have been lodged in for any of these players. Picture source: The Armoury TV (YouTube)
Kelechi Iheanacho, the Super Eagles forward has established himself to be the main man in the Leicester City front square in the last campaign. He has been outstanding for the Foxes in both home and away games. It's shocking how Brendan Rodgers has been playing him from the bench this season.
Transfer News: Arsenal in advanced talks to sign Maddison, Arsenal in advanced talks to sign Aaron Ramsdale
Updates on the Maddison deal from the reliable AFCBell There has been no breakthrough in talks, but there are positive signs. The minimum bid Leicester would consider to open formal negotiations is £60m.bA player plus cash deal is seen as unrealistic, but not impossible. The £25million generated by the sale of Joe Willock will help the club in its efforts to sign Maddison.
Transfer News: Arsenal told to sign two players before Maddison, Thomas Tuchel expects Lukaku to be available against Arsenal
Martin Keown told Arsenal to sign Youri Tielemans or Wilfred Ndidi before Maddison The Ex-Arsenal defender Martin Keown thinks that Mikel Arteta should be focusing on securing the signature of a solid player who can provide some stability, rather than focusing on bringing in a playmaker. Martin believes that the Gunners should try and sign one of James Maddison's Leicester City colleagues in the form of Youri Tielemans or Wilfred Ndidi, rather than splash upwards of £60million for the the England international.
Arsenal have turned their attention to another target having been left frustrated in their pursuit of Leicester city's midfielder James Maddison. The Gunners interest in Maddison is no secret, however they have made little progress in that deal with Brendan Rodgers men insisting their prized asset is not for sale this summer.
Arsenal could reportedly turn their attention to wantaway 26-year old Manchester City playmaker instead of Leicester City’s star James Maddison. The Citizens Manager Pep Guardiola confirming that the 26-year old playmaker is looking to leave the Etihad Stadium this summer, The Mirror claims that the North London giant are exploring the possibility of signing the ex-Monaco man.
Chelsea handed Kounde boost Chelsea have been handed encouragement in their chase of Sevilla player Jules Kounde. And while no bids have yet been submitted for Jules, Sevilla sporting director Monchi insists the Spanish LaLiga outfit would be ready to sell for the right price. “Many outfits have asked for Jules Kounde,” he said.
Arsenal fell to a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Brentford in their first EPL game of 2021/22 season, in that game the gunners failed to create chances which led to a lack of goals. It seems the result from the game has spurned Arsenal and Mikel Arteta into action as they have sped up their pursuit of an attacking midfielder, latest reports have linked them to two creative midfielders in James Maddison and Martin Odegaard.
In just less than 5 days, Arsenal will start their 2021/2022 season without a quality creative player in their team and this could hamper their chances of getting into the top 4 this season. So far, Leicester City's James Maddison and Real Madrid's Martin Ødegaard are the two names who have been linked for the creative role, but so far, no official bids have been recorded.
Man City star, Mount & Maddison react to Ben Chilwell's post after netting a goal in Chelsea 3-1 win
England international and prolific left-back, Ben Chilwell was in action yesterday for Chelsea in their 7th game of the English premier league against Southampton at the Stamford Bridge. The former Leicester City star was handed a role to play in his team's starting XI and he was able to impress as he scored a vital goal which was instrumental in his side's three goals to one win.
For the creative midfield role, two players have been heavily linked with Arsenal (Odegaard and Maddison). Fabrizio Romano had earlier reported that the former is Arsenal's number one target while Maddison is an alternative target, but the reliable AFCBELL reported a different thing, saying that Maddison is the number one target.
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Transfer News: Chelsea Lining Up Alfonso Pedraza Swoop According to Transfer Market Web, Chelsea are planning an approach for Alfonso Pedraza in the coming days. The Villareal left-back could cost over €20 million, while his arrival could cast doubts on the futures of Marcos Alonso and Emerson Palmieri.
Arsenal have registered their interest in Manchester united's midfielder Jesse Lingard this summer according to reports. The Gunners are in dire need to sign a new attacking midfielder this summer and are said to be frustrated over their pursuit of Leicester city's midfielder James Maddison who is proving to be too expensive.
In an interview with Sky Sports, Luke Chadwick explains why he does not expect Leicester City playmaker James Maddison to join Arsenal this summer. English international has shone at the King Power Stadium, attracting interest from top clubs on several occasions, with Arsenal one of the strongest suitors in this transfer window.
Pep Guardiola, manager of Manchester City, admitted on Friday that he was open to Bernardo Silva and two other players leaving the club if the right offers came in. Arsenal are considering a shock move for Manchester City midfielder Bernardo Silva as manager Mikel Arteta seeks to improve his team's creativity.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is keen on signing an attacking midfielder this summer and Leicester City’s James Maddison has been their main target. However, the Gunners may now switch their attention somewhere else with Leicester’s £60m asking price for Maddison proving to be a stumbling block.