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Arsenal, expected to decide the next step for Ivan Fresneda as Cedric Soares closes in on a loan move to Fulham. The Cedric deal is on the verge of completion – he’ll join on loan until the end of the season, no buy option, and full salary covered by Fulham.
Mikel Arteta on new midfielder: “We need some more cover in midfield ideally if we can — in this market it’s difficult to do that. There are concerns, Elneny is injured so let’s see.”
Arsenal are one of the three clubs exploring the potential Moises Caicedo deal after he changed agents. Chelsea and Liverpool are also being kept informed on the player. I wouldn’t exclude anything happening in the final days, after last summer Arsenal tried on Deadline Day for Douglas Luiz out of nothing. Let’s see for Caicedo, it’s important to underline that Brighton have no intention to sell unless they receive an important bid.
Eddie Nketiah was close to leaving Arsenal for TWO clubs this summer – click here to find out why he stayed.
I’m aware there’s speculation about Raphinha being warned about his future at Barcelona, but let’s see what happens as it’s too early to say for sure. I think Raphinha will do his best to stay at Barcelona, he only wanted Barca last summer and he hasn’t changed his mind as of now. His plan is to fight for Barca; then we will see what will happen in July.
Bayern Munich want to keep Ryan Gravenberch, they consider him an important player for their project, even though he’s not had an easy season. They will not accept any loan proposal for him, and Liverpool are not in talks for him, despite rumours.
Understand FC Bayern’s full-back Nick Salihamidzic is on the verge of joining Italian second division side Cosenza on loan until the end of the season. Medical tests have been scheduled for Friday if all…