Arsenal rivalled for Guimaraes, Chelsea close in on wonderkid & Maresca: FootballTransfers recap

arsenal rivalled for guimaraes, chelsea close in on wonderkid & maresca: footballtransfers recap

Bruno Guimaraes, Arsenal, 2023/24

Monday delivered plenty of intriguing transfer news as FootballTransfers revealed that Arsenal face a challenge for Bruno Guimaraes.

Plus,

Chelsea

are closing in on yet another wonderkid and on the appointment of Enzo Maresca and Mason Greenwood has announced his exit from

Getafe

ahead of his return to

Man Utd

. There's plenty to cover, so let's jump right in.

Exclusive: Man City want Guimarares, but...

FootballTransfers can reveal that Man City's stance on Bruno Guimaraes is the same as Arsenal's. They like the player but are unwilling to pay his release clause.

Exclusive: Chelsea make offer for Lima

We can also report that Chelsea are in advanced talks to sign Brazil youth international Pedro Lima from Sport Recife.

Chelsea close in on Maresca

Chelsea are close to appointing Enzo Maresca as their new head coach.

The hire is expected to be finalised this week.

Chelsea fans can look forward to a fresh approach to the way their team play.

However, not everyone will benefit from the Italian's arrival.

Kieran McKenna, on the other hand, is no longer a target.

The Ipswich boss is set to snub his suitors, including Man Utd, by signing a new deal.

Roberto de Zerbi, meanwhile, is a target for the Red Devils.

Erik ten Hag is expected to be sacked in the coming days.

Greenwood returns

Mason Greenwood has officially said goodbye to loan club Getafe ahead of his (likely only brief) return to Man Utd.

Transfer news

Finally, let's finish up with some more transfer news from around the world. Arsenal's Albert Sambi Lokonga has revealed that he has been told that he is surplus to requirements.

Real Madrid have drawn up a strategy to beat Chelsea and Liverpool to the signing of Leny Yoro.

Former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte could do the Blues a huge transfer favour this summer.

Chelsea have been told how much they will need to pay to sign one of Mykhailo Mudryk's best friends.

Kylian Mbappe's departure from PSG will end his stormy relationship with...Nasser Al-Khelaifi.

The Frenchman's exit will also have major - positive - consequences for Barcelona's potential transfer business.

Desire Doue has appeared on the radar of the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea and Man Utd. Here's all you need to know about the French wonderkid.

Barcelona have rejected a €60m bid for Raphinha from a Premier League club.

Erik ten Hag channelled his inner Jose Mourinho to win the FA Cup.

Finally, Arsenal's summer transfer plans have been revealed - and they are ambitious!

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