Here’s your morning recap of Arsenal on Thursday June 9.
Saka Contract Update
According to evening standardArsenal remain hopeful of tying Bukayo Saka to a new contract and having further talks with him when he returns from England. The Gunners star has been linked with a move to Manchester City and Liverpool in recent weeks.
Arsenal are said to face competition from Gianluca Scamacca this summer, with Paris Saint-Germain reportedly having held talks with Sassuolo over the striker.
According to Sky Sports Italia, quoted by the ExpressPSG have also been in contact with the Serie A side to register their interest in a summer transfer, while Arsenal, Inter Milan, Newcastle, Marseille and Rennes have already been linked with the young striker.
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Arsenal have received a major boost for Cody Gakpo as PSV are reportedly in the hunt for his replacement.
According VII, 19-year-old striker Joelson Fernandes is firmly on PSV’s radar. With Gakpo leaving a very real possibility, the Dutch side are exploring potential alternatives and the Portuguese youngster is high on their wishlist.
This bodes well for Arsenal, who have been heavily linked with a move for promising Gakpo. The Dutch international has established himself as one of the most promising strikers in the Eredivisie and his talent has not gone unnoticed, with the Gunners keen to bring him to the Emirates Stadium, football.london understand.
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