Willian demands Arsenal keep Aubameyang
Willian has stressed that Arsenal have to keep hold of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and that the striker’s continued presence at Emirates Stadium is “very important” to him.
Aubameyang has enhanced his reputation as one of Europe’s most prolific frontmen since swapping Borussia Dortmund for Arsenal in January 2018.
The Gabon international has scored an impressive 70 goals in 109 appearances for the Gunners, 29 of which were recorded during the 2019-20 campaign.
Fulham chief denies Pique move
Fulham owner Tony Khan took the unusual step of denying an offer for Barcelona’s Gerard Pique via social media.
The defender was reportedly in the sights of the Premier League newcomers after declaring he would be prepared to leave Camp Nou if it was in the club’s best interests.
Bielsa to sign new £8m-a-year deal with Leeds
Marcelo Bielsa is set to put pen to paper on a lucrative new £8 million-a-year contract at Leeds United, reports the Sun.
The Argentine has become a fans’ favourite at Elland Road thanks to his exciting, eccentric management style, and took Leeds up to the Premier League in July after finishing first in the Championship.
Juventus chase Roma star Dzeko
Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo has identified Eden Dzeko as one of his transfer priorities, reports Gianluca Di Marzio.
The new trainer is keen to bolster the Juve forward line, with Napoli’s Arkadiusz Milik another potential target.
Man Utd consider Kante move
Midfielder struggled for game-time in 2019-20 due to injury
Manchester United are considering a bid for Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante, reports the Mirror.
Kante formed a formidable duo with Paul Pogba during France’s 2018 World Cup win, but struggled for regular playing time at Stamford Bridge in an injury-hit 2019-20 season.