Declan Rice, the captain of West Ham, is up for grabs, and Arsenal has made a proposal of €122 million (£105 million), although their London rivals are waiting for a quicker payment schedule. Arsenal signs Declan Rice at an expected move.
Tuesday night saw the third offer from Arsenal, which would have made Rice the most expensive British footballer ever.
Arsenal is happy after Declan Rice’s deal was 100% agreed to today; the club is working to get it sealed completely. All parties discussed key details of the agreement and considered the high-value move.
Arsenal signs Declan Rice overtaking Man City
Overtaking Arsenal’s previous record transfer, it is thought to be a €116 million (£100 million) bid plus €5.8 million (£5 million) in add-ons. According to The Athletic, Manchester City has withdrawn from the contest in response to Arsenal’s revised offer.
West Ham, it is thought, is not thrilled with the proposed payment arrangement, but they want to discuss it rather than reject it outright.
Arsenal has previously had two proposals for Rice, who is someone they’ve long admired, rejected.
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Arsenal’s search for German attacker Kai Havertz has gone considerably more smoothly.
After reaching an agreement with Chelsea, Havertz completed a physical over the weekend. As a result of social media leaks of his arrival video, it is anticipated that Havertz will be officially declared an Arsenal player within the next 24 hours.
Arsenal is still working on a deal for Ajax fullback Jurrien Timber, as they want to make improvements on a group that placed second last year.