Arsenal Transfer Move – Jesé Rodriguez
According to various sources, Arsenal have launched a bid for Real Madrid’s young midfielder Jesé Rodriguez. The offer has been described as ‘substantial’ by Spanish newspaper El Confidencial. Spanish under-19 player Rodriguez plays as a winger and comparisons have already been made to Cristiano Ronaldo due to his dribbling skills and general approach. Many see this move this move as a attempt to find an early replacement for Theo Walcott, who has been heavily linked with a move away from the emirates.
Arsenal Transfer Move – Fernando Llorente
Reports in the DailyMail suggest that Arsenal are also lining up a move for Athletic Bilbao and Spanish international striker Fernando Llorente, who could be seen as a replacement for the outbound Robin Van Persie.
‘Sportsmail understands Wenger and his scouting team have spoken at depth about a move for Spain forward Llorente should their talisman leave.’
The 27 year old scored 28 goals in La Liga last season and it is thought that it would take a bid of around £28million to activate a release clause in his contract.
Arsenal Transfer Move – Ganso
In other news The Mirror are reporting that Arsenal are sending scouts to watch Ganso play for Brazil in the Olympic warm up match with Team GB. Ganso, 22 is an attacking midfielder, and currently plays for Brazilian side Santos.