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Arsenal transfer news: Arteta prepared to spend £145m on midfield duo

Arsenal could spend up to £145m on this world-class Premier League duo…

In today’s Arsenal transfer news – Mikel Arteta remains interested in TWO Premier League midfielders, a last-minute offer to hijack Tottenham Hotspur and the latest this morning from Fabrizio Romano on Moises Caicedo.

For Friday’s Arsenal transfer news, click here.

Arsenal transfer news – Arsenal submit second bid for Moises Caicedo

According to a report from Mail on Sunday,  Mikel Arteta and his team had submitted a second bid of £70m for Brighton and Hove Albion midfielder Moises Caicedo. However, Brighton insist they want £80m for the 21-year-old.

With Caicedo and his new agents pushing for a move away, a mid-point valuation of £75m could be enough to get the cogs turning.

Arsenal transfer news – Arsenal still want to sign Declan Rice

Even if the Moises Caicedo deal goes ahead this January, the Gunners still remain interested in signing Declan Rice in summer – according to Telegraph (subscription required). According to CaughtOffside, this would take the combined amount for Caicedo and Rice to £145m, a fee which Arsenal are prepared to pay.

Arsenal transfer news – Arsenal plot last-minute move for Elye Wahi

According to the latest from Football 365, Arsenal are plotting a last-minute swoop for Ligue 1 striker Elye Wahi. The 20-year-old is seen as a backup to Eddie Nketiah and Wahi is also gaining interest from North London rivals Spurs.

Arsenal transfer news – The latest from Fabrizio Romano on Moises Caicedo

It looks like exciting times with Moises Caicedo. However, it’s important to paint the whole picture, since tabloids can become rather click-happy in the final stages of the transfer window.

According to Fabrizio Romano’s daily briefing, he is not aware of any second bid of Moises Caicedo, as reported by some tabloids. However, he is monitoring the situation and has not written off any potential movement today (Sunday).

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