Arsenal News Summary: Deal Close, Battle For Brazilian Winger, Transfer Blow

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Deal Close: Arsenal Dream £53m Target Agrees Personal Terms Ahead of Transfer

Liverpool and Arsenal are set to miss out on Sporting Lisbon forward Gelson Martins who is reportedly closing in on a deal with Spanish giants Atletico Madrid.

The Portugal international was one of the numerous players from Primeira Liga side after their players were attacked by their own fans at the training ground.

Both Liverpool and Arsenal have been strongly linked with signing the Portugal international forward, with some rumours that the North London club have already lodged a bid for his signature.

However, any move to Premier League now looks highly unlikely with Portugues forward close to agreeing on a deal with Atletico Madrid.

The Spanish giants have already secured services of talented French forward Thomas Lemar this summer and, according to Marca, they are on the brink of rubber-stamping an agreement for Portuguese star too.

The 23-year-old forward has found back of the net eight times in 31 league appearances for Sporting last season.

Meanwhile, Liverpool and Arsenal continue the chase for Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic whose name has been associated with a move to Premier League in the recent months.

Deal Close: 22-year-old Creative Playmaker Makes Transfer Decision Amid Arsenal Interest

Aleksandr Golovin is ready to snub interest from Premier League giants Chelsea and Arsenal and join Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo at Serie A champions Juventus.

The 22-year-old creative playmaker appears destined to leave CSKA Moscow ahead of the next season at the World Cup, helping to guide his national team Russia to the 1/4 of the world-cup tournament,

Golovin has found back of the net once, contributed two assists at the world cup.

The Blues were believed to be the front-runners after a number of parties claimed that they have had made direct contact with the midfielder.

Ex-CSKA boss Valeri Gazzaev appeared to confirm that Golovin is on his way to West London.

Agent Oleg Artemov moved to deny that Chelsea have secured the services of the 22-year-old playmaker.

Meanwhile, the Gunners have been rumoured with a £26m move for Golovin, however, Tuttosport believes that Golovin wants to play alongside with his hero Cristiano Ronaldo and ready to snub Premier League move in favour of Juventus.

Chelsea have appointed Maurizio Sarri as their new head-coach and finalised their first summer transfer Jorginho.

Seven new faces have arrived since Unai Emery replaced Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, and the Spaniard has spoken of wanting at least one new addition before the start of the 2018/19 Premier League season.

Arsenal Determined to Finalise Transfer of 25-year-old South America No.10

Premier League trio Everton, Liverpool and Arsenal are all reportedly interested in signing of Brazil international defender Bernard on a free transfer.

The South American midfielder currently becomes a free agent following the expiration of his deal at Ukrainian club, Shakhtar Donetsk, where he spent five years and made over 150 appearances.

The Brazilian winger is believed to be keen on a move to England and Italian outlet Premium Sport reported that he has rejected interest from Serie A clubs to wait for an English outfit to make their move for his signature.

The Merseyside Reds are among the interested parties despite recently having Swiss forward signed Xherdan Shaqiri, while new Arsenal head-coach Unai Emery could see Bernard as a good option to strengthen the North London club’s offensive end.

New Everton head-coach Marco Silva has also been credited with a strong interest in the 25-year-old winger, who has won 14 caps for Brazil, however, has not played for his country since 2014.

Bernard still 25 could be an ideal addition for the Premier League trio in order to strengthen their offensive end.