Arsenal have been busy in the transfer market this summer, with the Gunners looking to strengthen their squad ahead of the 2020/21 season. The club have already signed Willian, Gabriel Magalhaes and Dani Ceballos, and are now reportedly targeting West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice.
According to reports, Arsenal have sent a ‘secret agent’ to London to negotiate a deal for the 21-year-old. The agent is believed to be a close friend of Rice’s, and is said to be working on behalf of the Gunners to try and get a deal done.
The news comes after Arsenal’s 2-1 win over Fulham on Saturday, in which Bukayo Saka scored the winning goal. After the match, Saka celebrated by taking off his shirt and revealing a message that read ‘God is the greatest’.
The celebration was in tribute to his late grandfather, who passed away earlier this year. Saka has been a key player for Arsenal this season, and his goal against Fulham was his sixth of the campaign.
Arsenal are also said to be interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko on loan. The 26-year-old has been on loan at AC Milan for the past two seasons, and is now looking for a new club.
The Gunners are also reportedly interested in signing Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos on a permanent basis. The 23-year-old is currently on loan at Arsenal, and has impressed during his time at the club.
Finally, Arsenal are said to be interested in signing Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot. The 25-year-old has been linked with a move away from the Italian champions, and the Gunners are said to be keen on bringing him to the Emirates.
It looks set to be an exciting summer for Arsenal, with the club looking to strengthen their squad ahead of the new season. With the transfer window now open, the Gunners will be hoping to get some deals done soon.