Arsenal prepare bid for Chris Smalling: Arsenal manage Arsene Wenger is planning to make a summer bid for Manchester United defender Chris Smalling, according to Guardian.
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manager Arsene Wenger is planning to make a summer bid for Manchester United
defender Chris Smalling, according to Guardian.
reports have revealed Arsenal's interest in the Englishman in the past also, but
further claims that they are likely to make a bid to secure his services for
the next season.
North London side are also keeping tabs on Mats Hummels of Borussia Dortmund
who is also eyed by Manchester United. Hummels is likely to join the Red Devils
which means that Arsenal can easily get Smalling.
Gunners German centre-back Per Mertesacker is likely to leave Emirates Stadium
in the summer with Daily Mirror further reported that a new defender could be
Arsenal’s first summer signing.
are planning to make a £12 million bid for Smalling who is likely to be offered
a new deal by the Red Devils in the near future but he is likely to reject the
deal. His current contract has a year left.
Wenger tried to sign him prior to his move to United from Fulham but failed and
he joined United for £10 million fee.
25-year-old centre-half has started only 14 Premier League games so far this