With the international break yet to be broken up by domestic football for the Premier League sides, the rumour-mill has continued to roll, with Arsenal continually speculated.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has claimed that a move to the Premier League for Barcelona would make no sense, and would also cause conflict for England politically.
The Camp Nou club are believed to toying with the idea of joining England’s coveted competition, should they be dispelled from the Spanish La Liga amidst the Catalonia independence talks.
Reports in Spain are claiming that Lionel Messi blocked Mesut Ozil’s arrival from Arsenal, citing the move as bad business.
The German international was linked with a late move to the Catalan club, but it failed to materialise, and the latest claims are that Messi himself was the reason Barca backed out of the deal.
Arsenal have been linked with a move to sign Riyad Mahrez for months, and the bookmakers appear to believe the deal could go through today.
No less than an hour ago had Barcelona been 6/5 (2.2) to sign the Algerian winger, but they have now lengthened to between 3/1 (4.0) and 4/1 (5.0).
Arsenal have had a bid rejected for Borussia Dortmund’s Ousmane Dembele, and will hopefully return with another one.
The French international is one of the best players in Europe currently, and for me is the next player who will challenge for the Ballon D’Or for a number of years.
Paris Saint-Germain are believed to be closing on a whopping World Record deal to bring Barcelona’s Neymar to the Parc Des Princes, but will need to sell to comply with UEFA’s FFP regulations. Which players should Arsenal be looking at?
Hector Bellerin is claimed to be keen on a move to Barcelona this summer, and is to ask the Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to open the door for his exit. The Spain international joined the club from the Catalan giants as a 16 year-old, and worked his way through the ranks before making his debut at the age of 18.
Real Madrid are the latest name to be linked with a move to sign Hector Bellerin from Arsenal.
Barcelona are claimed to be eyeing a summer move for the Spain international, citing the Gunners dismal season as well as the doubt over the club’s main assets as weakness, and will try and use that to lure Bellerin away from the club.