Arsenal new bid
According to Fabrizio Romano, Arsenal have submitted a new bid for Shakhtar Donetsk winger Mykhaylo Mudryk. The fresh offer is the third one tabled by the Gunners after their initial two approaches were turned down by the Ukrainian side in the past few weeks.
The new offer is said to be €70million (£62million) plus add-ons, with negotiations being held with Shakhtar to discuss the split of the further fees. the parties are getting now closer but it’s not a done deal yet as they are yet to agree on the price .
The Gunners have already submitted two offers to the Ukrainian outfit over the past few weeks, but have had both rejected on their way towards an agreement.
Rivals Chelsea have been linked with hijacking the move, having held talks over a switch, but there is no official bid from the Chelsea as things stand and Arsenal remain in the lead to sign the winger. It comes after months of rumours and links between the north London outfit and the 22-year-old.
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Mudryk was a target in the summer transfer window for Edu Gaspar, but the side were unable to get a deal across the line in time. Since then, the winger has impressed with his performances in the league and Champions League, such as his goal in a cameo against Real Madrid.
With a new bid tabled for Mudryk, it remains to be seen if that move will edge over the point of completion in the coming weeks. However, all things seem to be pointing towards a switch to the Emirates Stadium before the deadline.