Arsenal Engage in Talks with Bundesliga Star Benjamin Henrichs
In a recent development, Arsenal Football Club has initiated discussions with the management of Benjamin Henrichs, a prominent player from the Bundesliga. As reported by Sky Sports Germany, the North London club is exploring the possibility of acquiring the services of the versatile 26-year-old RB Leipzig player during the upcoming summer transfer window.
Henrichs possesses remarkable adaptability, as he can effectively operate as a right-back, wing-back, or even in midfield.
While talks have indeed taken place, it is important to note that Henrichs is currently perceived as a secondary target by Arsenal’s hierarchy.
As of now, it remains uncertain whether the club will actively pursue a deal for the talented defender. The upcoming weeks will shed light on the final decision regarding his potential move to Arsenal.
Aurelien Tchouameni Emerges as a Target for Arsenal
According to reports from Spanish outlet Defensa Central, Arsenal is prepared to make a significant move to secure the services of Aurelien Tchouameni, a midfielder currently representing Real Madrid.
The Gunners have reportedly contemplated the possibility of initiating negotiations with an initial offer in the region of £69 million for the talented French international. It is worth noting that Tchouameni recently completed a transfer to Los Blancos.
Although a deal with Real Madrid seems unlikely at this stage, sources suggest that Arsenal has now increased their potential offer to approximately £77 million.
Manager Mikel Arteta is keen to revamp his midfield options and has set his sights on the talented Frenchman. However, considering the substantial financial commitments involved, it remains to be seen whether Arsenal’s board will authorize such a costly move, especially in light of previous significant expenditures.
Granit Xhaka Nears Transfer to Bayer Leverkusen
Football.london has learned that Granit Xhaka, the Swiss international, is edging closer to a £21.5 million transfer to Bayer Leverkusen in the upcoming weeks.
Earlier reports had indicated that Xhaka would join the Bundesliga side for a fee in the region of £13 million. However, it appears that Arsenal will generate a more substantial income from the deal than initially anticipated.
Xhaka’s impending departure signifies a significant change in Arsenal’s midfield dynamics. The player’s move to Bayer Leverkusen will undoubtedly impact Mikel Arteta’s plans for the upcoming season.
As the transfer progresses, football fans eagerly await official confirmation from both clubs involved.