Arsenal News and Updates: All the latest gossip from Emirates Stadium
Friday, May 29
- Arsenal is monitoring Sevilla defender Diego Carlos
- Carlos is represented by the same agency as Gabriel Martinelli
- Arsenal believes Bukayo Saka will sign a new contract
- Mikel Arteta wants Paris Saint-Germain teenager Adil Aouchiche
- Arsenal will not sign Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho
Philippe Coutinho latest
Arsenal will not sign Barcelona star Philippe Coutinho.
The Brazilian international is expected to leave Nou Camp in the next transfer window as he failed to justify his £ 105 million price.
Several Premier League clubs have been linked, including Chelsea, Manchester United and Leicester.
But, according to ESPN, Arsenal declined the offer to hire Coutinho because Barcelona want a £ 10 million loan fee and asked clubs to fully cover their £ 250,000 weekly salary.
Wanted: Diego Carlos
Arsenal are monitoring Sevilla defender Diego Carlos.
This is according to the Spanish website El Desmarque, who says manager Mikel Arteta will challenge Liverpool for his signing this summer.
The Reds were unsuccessful in pursuing Carlos, 27, during the winter transfer window, having only arrived at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium in May 2019.
The defender is described as one of the most "elegant" players La Liga and has a £ 67 million release clause in its contract, which expires in June 2024.
Carlos signed a contract with the same agency as Arsenal striker and Brazilian compatriot Gabriel Martinelli, which could give them an advantage over Premier League rival Liverpool.
Bukayo Saka contract
Arsenal believe Bukayo Saka will sign a new contract with the club.
Saka, 18, had an excellent campaign with the North London club, scoring three goals and giving nine assists in 29 games.
But with salaries of just £ 3,000 a week and a contract due in June 2021 – rumors invariably linked the talented teenager to a move elsewhere.
Yet, football.london He says the Gunners are confident that Saka will sign a new agreement to extend his stay at Emirates Stadium.
Adil Aouchiche plans
Arsenal are planning a move for Paris Saint-Germain teenager Adil Aouchiche.
The attacking midfielder is considered one of the greatest talents in French football, having scored nine goals in five matches in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship.
Aouchiche's contract is due to expire on 30 June and the 17-year-old has refused PSG's offer of a new deal.
ESPN they claim that the player and his family believe that leaving the Parc des Princes will help their development, but they want a £ 3.6 million subscription and a £ 22,000 weekly fee and wages.