Today’s Rumour Mill features the news of Arsene Wenger’s new 2-year deal at Arsenal while focussing on the potential departures of Ozil and Sanchez.
Conte lines up PSG goalie to replace Begovic
According to The Sun, Chelsea want PSG star Alphonse Areola to replace Begovic who has parted ways with Chelsea and joined Bournemouth. Areola started 15 games last season but lost his place to German shot-stopper Kevin Trapp. Begovic moved for similar reasons due to the lack of game time at Chelsea, with Areola looking for a new challenge he could end up at Stamford Bridge to rival Thibaut Courtois.
Liverpool looking to land left-back on free transfer
Liverpool have signed 19-year-old Dominic Solanke and now are linked to former Manchester City player Gael Clichy who is available as a free agent. According to The Sun, the Reds have offered the Frenchman a two-year deal and could look to solve Jurgen Klopp’s left back issues which have been a big problem since the German took over the club in 2015.
French phenomenon tells club he wants to leave
According to The Mirror, Antoine Greizmann has told Atletico Madrid he wants to leave this summer, with Jose Mourinho ready to match his £87 million release clause.
This is a huge boost for Manchester United who have been monitoring the French sharpshooter and are keen to attain his services at the earliest.
Manager stays but boys want to leave
According to the Times, Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are set to leave Arsenal despite Arsene Wenger’s impending two-year deal. Sanchez has 12 months left on his contract but is looking to push for a move to join Bayern Munich this summer. With Ozil looking to run down his Arsenal contract next summer and then have a prospect to join any club with increased options as he will be a free agent.