Monday, August 15, 2022

AS Roma and Mourinho pushing for Granit Xhaka’s signature

Jose Mourinho and AS Roma at large are now pushing for the signature of Granit Xhaka from Arsenal following the arrival of Albert Sambi Lokonga.

Xhaka is reported to be keen to joining AS Roma as he is fully aware of how much Mourinho needs him in his new project as he looks forward managing the Italians these season.

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“AS Roma are preparing their new bid to sign Granit Xhaka. They’re now feeling confident as personal terms are agreed, Xhaka is pushing to join Roma as priority… and he knows how strongly Mourinho wants him” Said Fabrizio.

Both sides are expected to meet and discuss with Arsenal keen to raise a substantial amount that will facilitate the purchase of additional players in the current transfer window.

Arsenal has been linked with a move for Houssem Aouar and Manuel Locatelli as they look forward strengthening their midfield and give Thomas Partey a perfect pair come these season.

Lyon are however reluctant to release Aouar even though they have slashed his market value by half. Tottenham have also joined the race to win his signature.

Locatelli is keen to join Juventus and not Arsenal who are willing to meet his valuation if the Italian is ready for a move to London. Arteta is reported to be willing to sign players who are interested to join Arsenal.

So far, Arsenal has confirmed two signing that is Nuno Tavares and Albert Lokonga with Ben White set to be confirmed in the coming days.

“Next one: Ben White, done deal to be announced in the next days after medicals. £50m to Brighton, personal terms agreed.” Said Fabrizio.

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Alex Kiprop
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