Welcome to today’s Transfer Update…
A report from Sport1 has claimed that Manchester United are close to signing Arsenal defender Ainsley Maitland-Niles.
The 23-year-old was previously linked with a move to Wolves earlier on in the window but remained an Arsenal player. Manchester United are reportedly trying to sure up their defence before Monday’s deadline.
According to football correspondent Fabrizio Romano, Arsenal are to offload Sead Kolasinac and Lucas Torreira before the window is up. Kolasinac will reportedly agree a deal with Bayer Leverkusen in the next 48 hours whilst Lucas Torreira has already arrived in Madrid to undergo a medical with Atletico Madrid.
Arsenal have been tying to raise cash from the current squad in order to fund a big money move for Lyon’s Houssem Aouar.
(Source: Fabrizio Romano)
The father of Arsenal youngster Marcelo Flores has told Milenio-La Afición that Arsenal are going to offer his son a five year deal as soon as he turns 17.
The Mexican winger has impressed in the Arsenal development ranks and looks as though he is going to land a professional deal with the club. Though nothing has been announced just yet, Flores will turn 17 tomorrow and according to his father an announcement regarding his contract will follow promptly.
(Source: Milenio-La Afición)