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Bundesliga striker turns down Premier League move

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RB Leipzig striker Benjamin Seško will not be moving to the Premier League this summer. The Slovenian international had been heavily linked with several clubs, including Arsenal and Chelsea. Manchester United had also been monitoring his situation. However, he has now opted to stay with the Bundesliga side, and will sign a new deal with them on improved terms. It ...

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Dortmund readying Maatsen offer

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Borussia Dortmund are ready to make a first offer to sign full-back Ian Maatsen on a permanent basis. The 22 year old Dutchman spent the second half of last season on loan from Chelsea at the Bundesliga side, and was part of the team that reached the Champions League final against Real Madrid at Wembley (although it was his error ...

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Gunners submit Seško bid

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Arsenal have solidified their interest in RB Leipzig’s Benjamin Seško, and have now submitted a formal bid for the player. However, the German club are likely to reject it because it is short of their ₤55 million valuation fo the player. That is unlikely to deter the Gunners, who are aiming to tie up a move for the Slovenian international ...

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Bayern considering Zinchenko move

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Vincent Kompany, who has just been appointed Bayern Munich manager, is considering making Oleksandr Zinchenko one of his first signings. The pair were formerly team-mates at Manchester City. Zinchenko joined Arsenal two years ago, and enjoyed a successful first season in his inverted left-back role, which saw him move into midfield with some success. However, his second campaign was less ...

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Arsenal transfer target release clause date named

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RB Leipzig’s Benjamin Šeško, a major transfer target for Arsenal, has a release clause of ₤55 million, but that has an expiry date of June 30th. The 20 year old Slovenian international joined the Bundesliga club from RB Salzburg last summer, and went on to score 18 goals in his first season with them. Leipzig are still hopeful of persuading ...

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Arsenal linked with Leverkusen wing-back

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Arsenal are one of the clubs interested in signing Bayern Leverkusen wing-back Jeremie Frimpong this summer. The Dutchman has enjoyed a stellar season with the Bundesliga side, helping them win the league title for the first time in their history, and they are on course to add to other pieces of silverware to that. Frimpong himself, has scored 14 goals ...

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Maatsen wants permanent Dortmund move

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Dutch full-back Ian Maatsen, who joined Borussia Dortmund on loan from Chelsea in January wants to make the move permanent. He has already informed his parent club of his wishes. Maatsen had enjoyed a successful loan spell with Burnley and played a keen role in their promotion campaign, and the Lancashire club agreed a fee to sign him on a ...

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Arsenal eyeing Bayern star

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When Arsenal face Bayern Munich in the Champions League next week, not only will they be wanting to get one over their German rivals. It will also offer the chance for Mikel Arteta to watch German international Joshua Kimmich whose contractual situation with the Bundesliga club remains uncertain. The 29 year old, who can play either as a full-back or ...

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Duo want to sign Zinchenko

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Both Bayern Munich and Newcastle United want to sign Arsenal left0back Oleksandr Zinchenko this summer. The 27 year old Ukrainian international was signed from Manchester City in the summer of 2022, and played a major role in their title push last season, especially with his ability to invert and move into midfield to support the attack. However, the defensive side ...

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Chelsea monitoring Kane situation

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Chelsea are monitoring Harry Kane’s situation at Bayern Munich with suggestions that the England captain is not totally happy in Germany. He joined the Bundesliga champions in the summer, and is on track not only to win the German golden boot, but also to break the record for the most goals in a debut season in German top flight football. ...

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