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£50m star to undergo Arsenal medical on Wednesday ahead of transfer – report

Ben White will have a medical with Arsenal on Wednesday ahead of his £50 million transfer from Brighton & Hove Albion, Sky Sports reporter Dharmesh Sheth claims. The Gunners were in regular discussions with the Seagulls for the centre-back last month, and they recently reached a transfer agreement. The formalities could not be completed with the 23-year-old on holiday after his involvement with England at the European Championships. He recently returned from his vacation in Mykonos, and it is reported that a medical has been scheduled with the north London club on Wednesday. White is set to become the club’s third signing of the summer transfer window after the arrivals of Nuno Tavares and Albert Sambi Lokonga. The Gunners have made a huge outlay to prise him away from the Seagull...

Crystal Palace may have just received a massive boost to sign 22-goal star this summer

Crystal Palace may have just received a massive boost to sign Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard this summer. Edouard has entered the final year of his Hoops contract, and the Bhoys are ready to offload him at the right price. Brighton are thought to be leading the race to sign the 23-year-old striker, with Rudy Galetti even claiming that they have made a formal bid of €25 million to sign him. However, the latest report from Argus suggests that Brighton are not at all interested in signing the striker. A well-placed source have told them: “Reports that keep emerging are completely false.” Leicester City and West Ham United were heavily linked with Edouard earlier this summer, but Palace may have a chance here to wrap up the deal for him. The Eagles are long-term admirers of Edouard, ...

Arteta cannot afford Arsenal’s £50 million gamble to fail

The news that Arsenal will sign Ben White from Brighton & Hove Albion is a major statement by the club. According to The Athletic, the deal is subject to a medical and the fee will be around £50 million. SL View White is an excellent centre-back, but is he worth the huge outlay? He shone during his loan spell with Leeds United, helping the Yorkshire club win promotion to the Premier League. The 23-year-old subsequently nailed down a first-team spot with Brighton, playing an integral role as the Seagulls avoided relegation. His performances saw him called up to England’s squad for the European Championships, but he didn’t see any game time during the tournament. Arsenal desperately need to improve their defensive options, having missed out on European qualification last season. However,...

Barcelona man could be set for €15m Premier League move

Barcelona are confident that they will sell Martin Braithwaite in the next few days, according to Spanish outlet Sport. Braithwaite arrived at Barcelona in February 2020 for a €18 million fee from Leganes. The club had to be granted special permission from La Liga to sign him outside of the transfer window, following an injury crisis in forward areas. Braithwaite at Euro 2020 The Danish striker has often been a bit-part player at the Camp Nou, making more appearances as a substitute than as a starter. In his 53 outings for La Blaugrana, he has scored eight goals, including a winner in last season’s Copa del Rey semi-final against Sevilla. With the arrivals of Sergio Aguero and Memphis Depay, the 30-year-old is moving further down the pecking order. As a result, it is looking increasingly l...

Watford begin talks with Genk for Paul Onuachu

Premier League new boys Watford have opened talks with Genk for striker Paul Onuachu. Onuachu has been linked in recent times with several Premier League clubs, from Arsenal to Brighton, after he scored 35 goals in all competitions in Belgium last season. And now the Watford Observer has reported that Watford, who won promotion back to the English top league this past season, have opened talks to sign Onuachu. The report further said the talks have not yet reached an advanced stage. Onuachu’s transfer market value is put at 20 Million Euros, but Genk hope they can get far more for the giant striker, who cost them six Million Euros two years ago. Recommended Stories You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are looking for Dates Online. So we reimagined what a dating should be. It begins with...

Chris Sutton’s three-word reaction as Rangers star is linked with Man Utd

Manchester United want to sign Rangers right-back and skipper James Tavernier, according to 90min. Arsenal, Brighton & Hove Albion and Norwich City are also interested in bringing him back to the Premier League. The Rangers star ended last season with 15 goals and 10 assists across all competitions and helped the Ibrox side win their 55th Scottish Premiership title. Tavernier impressed in the domestic league and the Europa League, and it seems he has attracted the Red Devils and co. However, Celtic legend Chris Sutton has rejected the idea on Twitter. This is unlikely… https://t.co/vEX1SguswI — Chris Sutton (@chris_sutton73) June 30, 2021 Sportslens View Although the 29-year-old is undoubtedly the best right-back in the Scottish top-flight, the report linking him with a move to Man Utd...

Copa America: Ecuador ends Brazil’s winning run, qualify for quarterfinals

Brazil’s ten-game winning run came to an end after Ecuador earned a 1-1 draw in the final Copa America group game in Goiania. Coach Tite made ten changes from the midweek win over Colombia as Neymar, Casemiro, Thiago Silva and Richarlison were rested. The reigning champions had already booked their spot in the next round as group winners and Venezuela’s defeat to Peru, means Ecuador join Brazil in the final eight. And it was nearly the perfect start for Brazil as Renan Lodi broke clear down the left and looked to be bundled over inside the box within the opening minute. The referee and VAR disagreed. Brighton’s Moises Caicedo was then stretchered off on 17 minutes with a knee injury in a blow to Ecuador, with Angel Mena coming on. Then Ecuador skipper Enner Valencia came close to scoring t...

46y/o boss to snub Spurs, reportedly holding out for Man City & Anfield jobs

Brighton & Hove Albion manager Graham Potter is not keen on becoming Tottenham Hotspur’s next manager, reports The Sun. With four years left on his contract, Spurs would have to part with £15 million in compensation to land the 46-year-old, but he will only leave the Seagulls for a top-four job. Potter is willing to wait and enhance his reputation, hoping that Liverpool or Manchester City will eventually come calling. Tottenham appear to be fully focused on Nuno Espirito Santo at the moment, but an agreement between both parties is far from being sealed. Sportslens View Spurs have spent two months trying to get a replacement for Jose Mourinho, but that task has proven extremely difficult. While they remain a big club, the north Londoners have lost their Champions League status, only qu...

Burnley and Brighton & Hove Albion favourites to sign 24-year-old Premier League defender – report

Burnley and Brighton & Hove Albion are the leading contenders to sign Liverpool centre-back Nat Phillips this summer, Goal.com. The 24-year-old impressed for the Reds during the second half of last season after long-term injuries to Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip. His future with the club remains uncertain as the trio are expected to return next season while Ibrahima Konate has been added to the defensive ranks. Burnley and Brighton are deemed favourites to sign him. The former are on the cusp of landing Nathan Collins, but they are still interested in Phillips. He was linked with a £4 million move to Swansea City last summer. The Reds could reportedly demand three times the figure amid his progress. Sportslens view: Phillips played a key role for the Reds during t...

Italian journo claims Spurs have had ‘positive first contacts’ with 46y/o

Tottenham Hotspur have had positive first contacts with Brighton and Hove Albion manager Graham Potter, according to Sport Italia journalist Gianluigi Longari. #Tottenham nella corsa per la panchina si valuta anche il profilo di Graham #Potter attualmente al #Brighton. Primi contatti positivi. Sempre valida la candidatura di Nuno Espirito Santo. @tvdellosport #THFC — Gianluigi Longari (@Glongari) June 22, 2021 The Italian also claims erstwhile Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo remains firmly in the race for the job. Sportslens View Spurs have found it extremely difficult to get a replacement for Jose Mourinho who left North London two months ago, with some of their targets rejecting them, while talks fell through with others. Chairman Daniel Levy could be ready to look withi...

Arsenal ‘working hard’ to secure double deals, bids made already – report

Arsenal are ‘working hard’ to secure deals for Ben White and Albert Sambi Lokong, according to The Standard. The Gunners are heavily interested in White following his impressive season with Brighton & Hove Albion. The north London club have already submitted a £40 million bid, but it was rejected by Brighton. They want a fee in the region of £50m for the England defender. Earlier this week, The Athletic claimed that the Gunners have made a formal offer for Lokonga. The Gunners are keen to bolster their midfield this summer and have earmarked the 21-year-old Anderlecht star as a potential option. Arsenal submitted an opening offer of €15 million (£12m), but the Belgian club want a guaranteed fee of €20m (£17m). Other Arsenal targets The Gunners are also looking ...

‘Talks ongoing’ – Chris Wheatley delivers latest Arsenal transfer update on 23 y/o target

Arsenal are reportedly keen to sign Ben White from Brighton & Hove Albion in the summer transfer window. The Gunners have been tracking White for some time now and made a formal offer for the 23-year-old defender on Wednesday. If the reports are to be believed, Arsenal offered around £40 million for the England international. White is a talented young defender who excelled under Marcelo Bielsa at Leeds United during his loan spell in 2019/20. In his first season in the Premier League, he was very impressive for his parent club, making 36 appearances. Brighton are probably looking at a fee close to £50m, and Arsenal are in talks to reach an agreement. It has been claimed that the Gunners will return with an improved offer in the next few days. Arsenal will return with an impro...