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Isco on the move
Arsenal have received a potential boost in their pursuit of Isco amid reports the Real Madrid attacking midfielder is putting his house up for sale.
According to Spanish outlet Defensa Central, the 28-year-old playmaker is seeking out a valuation on his property in the capital.
Isco has attracted interest from a number of Premier League clubs in the past, with Everton and Arsenal two of the leading contenders for his signature.
The 28-year-old has made nine appearances for La-Liga champions so far this season, though only three of those have come as a starter.
Mesut Ozil receives serious MLS offer
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has reportedly received a “serious offer” from D.C. United of Major League Soccer as he considers his future while sitting out the final year of his Gunners contract.
The German midfielder has not featured for the north London club since March and is widely expected to leave the club in January or at the end of the season when his contract expires.
And according to Turkish broadcaster NTV Spor via the Daily Mail, the 32-year-old attacking midfielder has received an offer from D.C. United, Wayne Rooney’s former club.
Ozil can speak to overseas clubs from January when he enters the final six months of his contract. The report also says he is considering a move to Italy, Saudi Arabia or Qatar.
Dominik Szoboszlai claim
Arsenal have reportedly held talk with Dominik Szoboszlai’s agent as Mikel Arteta’s side interesting in bringing in the 20-year-old playmaker to Emirates in January.
The Gunners have struggled in term of creative player in midfield park so far this season and they identified Szoboszlai as playmaker to improve their currently issue.
The Hungarian international has caught the eye of a host of teams from around Europe, with the Gunners believed to be leading the way, according to latest report.
According to @want arsenal via Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano on twitter claimed, Arsenal were talking & negotiating with the agent of Szoboszlai for many weeks. Now he has to make his decision. This week, after the UCL game, he will make a decision. Arsenal are waiting to understand his final decision. And immediately after.
Szoboszlai, who scored five goals and contributed nine assists in all competitions so far this season, available for €25million.
The Brazilian forward has been on the club’s injury list since June after suffering a left knee injury during training.
However, he returned to action in the Arsenal Under-21s’ clash against AFC Wimbledon in the Papa John’s Trophy on Tuesday evening, sending a classy message to Gunners fans after his 45-minute run out.
‘It was a great feeling to get minutes tonight,’ Gabriel wrote on Twitter. ‘Huge thanks to the medical and physio teams @Arsenal for their fantastic work and to the fans for the amazing support during my long recovery.’
It looks unlikely that the 19-year-old will be called back into action for the first team clash against Dundalk just two days after his return from injury.
The Ghanaian, 27, has returned to the starting line-up against Tottenham, having not played since the start of November.
The Ex-Atletico Madrid star had picked up a thigh injury prior to the last international break so has been forced to watch on from the sidelines over the past few weeks.
The Gunners Fans were delighted to see him make his return over the weekend – only for him to limp off in first half stoppage time.
It is unclear the exact nature of the injury but Thomas Partey appeared to be in some pain and it’s certain he won’t be risked against Dundalk on Thursday evening.
‘He is injured and it is in the same area. Unfortunately we don’t know how bad it is, said Mikel Arteta.