Arsenal has decided to withdraw from the race for Victor Osimhen in the 2024 transfer market. Meanwhile, the Gunners are also ready to listen to offers for Kieran Tierney this summer.

Arsenal has decided to withdraw from the race for Victor Osimhen in the 2024 transfer market. Meanwhile, the Gunners are also ready to listen to offers for Kieran Tierney this summer.

Arsenal initially targeted bringing in a new striker in the 2024 summer transfer window. However, the club decided to be cautious in spending the available funds.

This is especially true after spending a large amount of 200 million pounds on Declan Rice, Kai Havertz, and Jurrien Timber last year.

However, after making significant investments in two midfielders and a defender, it was indeed time for the Gunners to strengthen their attacking power. That’s why Arsenal initially targeted Victor Osimhen.

Along with Benjamin Sesko, Victor Osimhen was identified as a potential new player for the Gunners squad.

According to Sky Sports Italy, Arsenal has informed Napoli that they will not meet Osimhen’s release clause of 130 million euros.

Although the Gunners greatly appreciate the star quality he has shown with Napoli, Arsenal is reluctant to proceed with the deal due to the high cost involved.

However, news from Napoli indicates that no concrete proposals have been made, including from Arsenal. Meanwhile, several Saudi Arabian clubs are reportedly ready to pay the clause fee.


Meanwhile, Kieran Tierney’s future at Emirates Stadium, which was initially uncertain after returning from Real Sociedad, is becoming clearer. Reports from Caught Offside claim that Tierney would be happy to return to Celtic.

Arsenal is also reportedly ready to listen to offers for the 26-year-old player.

Tierney struggled to secure a place in Mikel Arteta’s team, but he fared better when playing for Real Sociedad in Spain, starting 14 out of 19 appearances.

Four major clubs are competing to sign Bruno Guimaraes. Unfortunately, the player has yet to make a decision, often giving ambiguous statements.

On one hand, Bruno Guimaraes states that he still respects his contract with Newcastle United. At other times, the Brazilian player acknowledges that the challenges outside are very tempting, especially chasing his dream trophies, both in the domestic league and in Europe.

The Mirror reports that four clubs hope to secure Bruno Guimaraes’ services. The quartet includes Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United, and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).

The management of these four teams has begun communicating with Newcastle United and Bruno Guimaraes’ manager. Interestingly, aware of the public attention, the player claims he is ‘still’ happy with Newcastle United.

However, on the other hand, Newcastle United faces pressure to balance the club’s finances. Media outlets in England suggest that the Toon Army management has identified Bruno Guimaraes as the club’s savior.

Unfortunately, until now, Bruno Guimaraes has not clarified his future, apart from saying he is ‘happy with Newcastle.’ As is well known, Newcastle United is one of the Premier League clubs that must sell players to comply with financial regulations.

For Newcastle, Bruno Guimaraes was a key figure last season. He scored 17 goals in all competitions. It is not surprising that his price is set at the release clause, which is 100 million pounds or more than 1.9 trillion rupiahs.

The price of the 26-year-old player is indeed high. However, considering his quality, performance, and contribution, it might not be an issue for Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United, and PSG.

Moreover, these four clubs have specific goals in targeting Bruno Guimaraes. For example, MU wants to sign Bruno Guimaraes to replace Marcus Rashford.

Meanwhile, Man City needs Bruno Guimaraes’ aggressiveness to anticipate the departures of Bernardo Silva and Kevin De Bruyne. PSG? It is quite obvious; they want to gather star players after receiving fresh funds from selling Kylian Mbappe to Real Madrid.


So, what about Arsenal’s plans? Arsenal’s sporting director, Edu, stated that their interest in Bruno Guimaraes remains. He considers the player to be of high quality, but financial realities for the London club must be taken into account.

“The team is analyzing our weaknesses. There are several options, such as which areas can be improved, or investing or finding the right new names. We have been discussing since January,” said Edu.

Earlier this year, Newcastle United CEO, Darren Eales, acknowledged that the club could not avoid the necessity of selling players on a large scale. In addition to complying with regulations, fresh funds will also provide room for new player acquisitions.

Arsenal legend, Tony Adams, believes that the north London club made a mistake when they sold Emiliano Martinez in 2020.

Emiliano Martinez was in Arsenal’s senior team in 2012. However, the Argentine player could never secure the main goalkeeper position.

Emiliano Martinez had to go on loan to several clubs while under contract with Arsenal. Eventually, the Argentine goalkeeper was sold by Arsenal in the summer of 2020.

After leaving Arsenal, Emiliano Martinez helped his country win the 2021 Copa America and the 2022 World Cup. He also played a key role in helping Aston Villa finish in the Champions League zone.

Emiliano Martinez was released by Arsenal because Mikel Arteta relied on Bernd Leno as the main goalkeeper. He was sold to Aston Villa for 20 million pounds.

Martinez had helped Arsenal win the FA Cup before moving to Villa Park.

However, Emiliano Martinez developed into a great goalkeeper, especially by justifying the trust in the Argentine national team and winning two major trophies.

Tony Adams believes that his former team made a mistake by releasing Emiliano Martinez. On this matter, the Arsenal legend feels Mikel Arteta made the wrong decision.

“Honestly, I liked Martinez,” Adams told Sky Sports.

“I think he is a very great goalkeeper, but Arteta is not afraid to make decisions,” he continued.

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