Morning, Arsenal fans
Gabriel Jesus could double his pay to join the Gunners but Real Madrid are winning the race for Aurelien Tchouameni.
Arsenal will offer Jesus £190,000 a week plus bonuses, compared to his weekly £110k wage for Manchester City.
Etihad chiefs plan talks with the striker when he returns from Brazil duty in the next few days.
Arsenal face competition from Italy and Spain for the 25-year-old but have already spoken with his agent Marcelo Pettinati.
Meanwhile, the Gunners, Chelsea and Liverpool reportedly face disappointment as Monaco’s midfield main man Aurelien Tchouameni is expected to join Real Madrid.
The France star, 22, is reportedly close to a huge-money move to the newly-crowned European champions.
Barcelona have reportedly offered Arsenal and Tottenham the chance to borrow centre-back Clement Lenglet.
And Monaco are tipped to launch a mega-offer for reported Gunners’ target Yves Bissouma.
Brighton are said to want £50million for the ex-Lille midfielder, who also interests Aston Villa.
Lastly, outgoing striker Alexandre Lacazette, 31, says it was a “dream come true” to play for Arsenal.