Leeds and Arsenal have seen their transfer hopes take a nostril dive with the announcement a pair of targets have accepted new offers.
Both Arsenal and Leeds have been linked with a plethora of midfield choices throughout the summer season window. The Gunners did signal Albert Sambi Lokonga, although Leeds failed of their quest to lighten the load on Kalvin Phillips.

One participant who had been tipped to share the central midfield burden was Huddersfield Town’s Lewis O’Brien. However, as had been speculated, the gifted 22-year-old has now penned contemporary phrases with the Terriers.
Head coach Carlos Corberan instructed the membership’s official web site (through the PA): “It’s a really constructive second for the membership.
“Lewis is the right instance of the type of participant we need to create – somebody who has graduated from the academy to the primary crew, changing into an vital participant for the membership.
“Working with Lewis is a privilege for me as head coach. He by no means stops working for his crew or tires of making an attempt to get higher or discovering options for us inside a recreation. He has in his persona all the values that I would like in a single participant.”
O’Brien’s new deal will run by way of to 2025. Another midfielder who had drawn tentative hyperlinks with Leeds and stronger ones with Arsenal was Rangers’ Glen Kamara.

But he too has put pen to paper on a brand new contract along with his present membership.
The Finnish midfielder’s preliminary settlement was attributable to expire in 2023. But the Scottish champions have moved to safe his providers on an prolonged contract additionally operating to 2025.
Kamara instructed Rangers’ web site (through the PA): “I’m delighted to have dedicated my long-term future to Rangers. I’ve completely beloved my time right here and being part of the title-winning crew final season has given me the starvation to attempt to win much more within the seasons forward.

“It was a simple choice for me to signal and I need to thank the supervisor, Ross Wilson and the board for the religion they’ve proven in me.”
While new offers received’t essentially imply a transfer received’t be sanctioned in a future window, it is going to strengthen the promoting membership’s negotiating place.
Indeed, a latest report detailed Huddersfield will now slap a £20m price ticket on O’Brien. That determine is £6m larger than the £14m Huddersfield would’ve reportedly accepted previous to his new deal being signed.

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Meanwhile, Alexandre Lacazette’s time as an Arsenal participant is drawing to an in depth and the participant is ready to agree a free-transfer transfer abroad in a matter of weeks, declare studies in France.
A club-record signing in 2017, Lacazette is within the remaining 12 months of his contract on the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal tried to promote him in the summertime however their efforts have been to no avail.

Now, they seem more likely to lose their £46.5m funding for nothing. Although he hasn’t at all times met expectations on the pitch, it will be a significant monetary blow.
Indeed, as per Le10 Sport, the 30-year-old is now ‘heading in the direction of the top of an journey’ at Emirates Stadium. And with the striker seemingly down the pecking order beneath Mikel Arteta, curiosity within the participant is now gathering tempo.
And it appears it’s a well-recognized face in Atletico Madrid, who’re main that cost. Their curiosity in Lacazette is well-documented, with Diego Simeone having tracked him for a while.
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