Arsenal gossip: Gunners to break records to get Karim Benzema, while Real Madrid teammate may also be on way

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Arsenal: Arsene Wenger has been told that the Gunners are willing to break their financial records to make a deal happen for Karim Benzema, the Daily Mail report. The Frenchman would become the club’s most expensive buy and would be their highest paid player should he join. The striker could be joined by one of his Real Madrid teammates at the Emirates next season, after the Metro reported that Lucas Silva may leave the Bernabeu. The midfielder was attracting Wenger’s interest in January,…

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Chelsea news: Everton name price for John Stones, while bids turned down for two targets

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Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Chelsea: The Blues have seen their £46m bid for Atletico Madrid playmaker Koke turned down by the La Liga side, according to the Daily Express. Bayern Munich also made an offer for the 23-year-old, but had no more luck than the Premier League champions. Chelsea have had no more success in their pursuit of Augsburg defender Baba Rahman, after the Daily Express reported that the Bundesliga side turned down their £25m bid. The left-back has already agreed personal terms ahead of a Stamford…

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Manchester United gossip: £35m move for Otamendi planned, while Pedro’s move to be completed next week

Here is Sunday’s news and gossip concerning Manchester United: Pedro will complete his move to Manchester United after Barcelona’s UEFA Super Cup clash with Sevilla, according to the Metro. The winger will move to Old Trafford for around £22m. The Red Devils are considering whether to make a £35m bid for Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi, according to the Metro. Louis van Gaal remains interested in Sergio Ramos, but the Argentinian is his first choice. Everton are reportedly willing to let young defender John Stones leave Goodison Park for £34m this…

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Arsenal considering bid for Real Madrid midfielder, who may be forced out this summer

Arsenal are considering the possibility of making a bid for Real Madrid midfielder Lucas Silva, who may find himself forced out of the Bernabeu this summer, according to the Metro. The Metro report that the Gunners were interested in the 22-year-old before he completed his switch to the Bernabeu in January. And while the Brazilian is being touted as a star of the future, it appears that Los Blancos will attempt to get him off their books this summer, as the Metro suggest that they need to sell one of…

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