Here is your Arsenal transfer summary for Sunday 9th July.
Arsenal join the forward race
Arsenal are interested in signing FC Porto striker Mehdi Taremi this summer as an option to bolster their striker options. That’s according to Portuguese outlet O Jogo, which claims the Gunners are monitoring the 30-year-old as a target in the coming weeks.
Taremi scored 31 goals in 51 appearances in all competitions last season, and his performances in European competitions in recent years have earned him a reputation abroad. Manchester United is another English team touted with a potential turnaround, needing to add a striker.
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Xavi Simons transfer claim
Dutch national team manager Ronald Koeman has discussed a possible transfer for Xavi Simons this summer, as the PSV youngster has been linked with a move to Arsenal and PSG. Speaking to Mundo Deportivo, he said: “Xavi Simons is a good boy, he called me this summer to talk about his future.
“It’s important that he has to play, he did a good job playing for PSV and I hope he stays there because he plays everything. In a stronger team he doesn’t play much. For a youngster you have to look for the best”. way to exploit him. He is a great player and he will be a great player.”
Iván Fresneda responds to links
Arsenal are claimed to be back in the running for Real Valladolid side Ivan Fresneda this summer as football.london I understand that there were talks about a change in January. While no deal was reached at the time, reports have since indicated that the Gunners are back in a move, with Barcelona also interested.
The youngster has since spoken about such links, during his time with Spain at the European Under-19 Championship. As quoted by TMW, he said: “The truth is that right now I am very focused on this competition. I am very focused on the Eurocup, after this competition I will make all the necessary assessments with the club. There is no hurry, also because I am well in Valladolid, first the European Championship and then the future”.
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