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Exclusive Fabrizio Romano column: Arsenal to hold fresh striker talks today, why Pogba had to seal Juventus transfer, and more

Fabrizio Romano is back with his latest exclusive transfer news column for CaughtOffside, with today’s edition providing updates on some of this summer’s biggest sagas – Paul Pogba, Gabriel Jesus, Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha, and more. Fans of Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea in particular will want to read on…

Gabriel Jesus is still Arsenal’s transfer priority, with fresh talks planned TODAY

Gabriel Jesus is still the main target of Arsenal as of today. In the next few hours there will be new contacts to understand if they can reach an agreement or move to other targets. There is not only Arsenal on Gabriel, who will leave Man City at 100%. He’s a top player who wants to start matches, and it’s not too surprising to see him take his time over a decision on his future.

In terms of alternatives, I’m aware there has been speculation about Arsenal being one of the clubs chasing a deal for Christopher Nkunku. I’ve always been adamant that RB Leipzig are determined not to sell, so it’s not an easy one for Arsenal.

So far Leipzig have not received any offers from the Gunners for Christopher Nkunku, but I can reveal that Chelsea have been following him for some time. Still, the price is over €100m because Leipzig want to try to keep him at all costs, and could even offer him a new contract this summer. Of course, Chelsea have problems up front with Romelu Lukaku, so it’s not surprising Nkunku could be seen as a replacement, but for now there’s not much to report.

Paul Pogba had to leave Manchester United for Juventus, and a deal is all but done

Paul Pogba is set to return to Juventus

Juventus are confident and convinced that Paul Pogba will soon sign his contract for the return to Italy. The verbal agreement is in place, the only detail to be resolved is about fiscal topics but Pogba has given his word to Juventus.

It will be a €8m net salary per season plus add-ons. Despite some reports stating this is already a done deal, my information…

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