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Premier League Transfers: Arsenal submit an OFFICIAL offer for Brazilian winger Raphinha, Leeds United to reject bid – Check out

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Premier League Transfers: Arsenal submit offer for Raphinha – Arsenal on Tuesday night made their opening bid for Leeds United winger Raphinha though it is understood to be below his £60million price tag. Leeds will reject the offer though Arsenal will continue discussions as they look to sign the Brazilian and Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus. Follow InsideSport.IN for the latest transfer news and updates.

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Premier League Transfers: Arsenal submit an OFFICIAL offer for Brazilian winger Raphinha, Leeds United to reject bid – Check out

  • Arsenal made their opening bid for Leeds winger Raphinha on Tuesday night 
  • Talks will continue despite bid being rejected as Gunners look to act quickly 
  • North London side are aiming to sign him and Brazil team-mate Gabriel Jesus 
  • New Gunners signing Fabio Vieira shares the same agents as Raphinha 

Premier League Transfers: Arsenal submit offer for Raphinha

Talks are progressing with City too as Arsenal look to prise away a striker the Premier League champions value at £50m.

Tottenham and Paris Saint-Germain are understood to be monitoring developments though they are aware Jesus’s preference is to link up with Mikel Arteta at Arsenal.

Premier League Transfers: Arsenal submit an OFFICIAL offer for Brazilian winger Raphinha, Leeds United to reject bid - Check out
Premier League Transfers: Arsenal submit an OFFICIAL offer for Brazilian winger Raphinha, Leeds United to reject bid – Check out

Brazil international Raphinha, 25, is represented by the same agents as Fabio Vieira, who on Tuesday became the Gunners’ second announced signing of the summer after joining in a £34m deal from Porto.

After it was announced, technical director Edu hinted at more new arrivals, saying: ‘I think we still have some good, positive conversations to be fair,’ he said. ‘I hope we can give to the fans some good news.’

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Premier League Transfers: Leeds United to reject Arsenal’s bid

The north London side have now turned their attentions to Raphinha, who is also interesting Barcelona, as well as London rivals Tottenham and Chelsea.

The Leeds star’s reported preference is a move to the Camp Nou but the Catalan giants’ financial issues has seen little progress on the matter. The Athletic also report the Brazilian is not Spurs’ first-choice option.

Premier League Transfers: Arsenal submit an OFFICIAL offer for Brazilian winger Raphinha, Leeds United to reject bid - Check out
Premier League Transfers: Arsenal submit an OFFICIAL offer for Brazilian winger Raphinha, Leeds United to reject bid – Check out

Raphinha has had two excellent seasons since joining Leeds from Rennes, having netted 17 Premier League goals in 65 top-flight matches.

His current contract at Elland Road is set to run out in 2024, and the Gunners are now keen on adding him to their squad as competition for England international Bukayo Saka.

Source: DailyMail

Premier League Transfers: Arsenal submit an OFFICIAL offer for Brazilian winger Raphinha, Leeds United to reject bid – Check out

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