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Wednesday’s transfer rumors – Three Arsenal players set for new contracts

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The latest transfer rumors from around the footballing world, including Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, and much more.

Three Arsenal players set for new contracts

The Gunners are trying to tie Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli, and William Saliba down to new contracts to shut down any possibility of a transfer.

The three players are all out of contract in June 2024, meaning they have less than two years left on their existing deals. They are key members of Mikel Arteta’s side. Therefore, Arsenal are determined to secure their futures. [90min]

Liverpool face competition for Bellingham

Chelsea, Manchester United, and Manchester City have joined Liverpool in the race to sign Borussia Dortmund midfielder Jude Bellingham.

The 19-year-old, who rejected a transfer to United in 2020, has become a vital player for Dortmund. He has made 98 appearances for the German club, registering 12 goals and 18 assists. [AS – in Spanish]

Details of Gavi’s new Barcelona contract emerge

Barcelona deny Griezmann agreement

The Blaugrana have denied they are close to lowering the purchase clause on Antoine Griezmann’s loan deal with Atletico Madrid from €40 million to €25 million.

Atletico have only used Griezmann as a late substitute in games for this season to avoid triggering the clause in his loan agreement, which would force them to sign him permanently from Barca for €40 million. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]

AC Milan consider David & Okafor

The reigning Serie A champions are considering moves for Lille forward Jonathan David and Salzburg attacker Noah Okafor.

AC Milan need to reinforce their attack. Zlatan Ibrahimovic remains injured and may not play again until early 2023. Olivier Giroud has one year left on his contract, while Divock Origi has struggled since his free transfer from Liverpool in the summer. [Calciomercato – in Italian]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic vows to come back

Pedri remains of interest for Bayern Munich

Barcelona midfielder Pedri remains of interest to Bayern Munich.

The reigning Bundesliga champions intend to keep tabs on the 19-year-old in case a transfer opportunity arises. They previously tried to sign him from Las Palmas in 2020, but he joined Barca instead. [Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish]