Sport Arsenal face fight to sign Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan

16:47  19 june  2017
16:47  19 june  2017 Source:   Read Sport

Barcelona join race to sign Federico Bernadeschi

  Barcelona join race to sign Federico Bernadeschi Antonio Conte wants to add options in the wide areas at Stamford Bridge this summer with the Blues set for an arduous Champions League campaign. With the future of William still up in the air given interest from Manchester United, Conte has returned to Serie A to find a potential replacement and has his eyes on Fiorentina star Federico Bernadeschi. The £30m-rated attacker is also wanted by Manchester United, while Inter Milan have also been linked, but a new club have entered the race to sign him. Luis Miguelsanz of Spanish publication SPORT claims that Barcelona have now registered their interest in the Italian international. New Barca boss Ernesto Valverde wants to add depth to his forward line and is unconvinced by Paco Alcacer and Arda Turan, and sees Bernadeschi as a perfect addition to his squad this summer. The 23-year-old is also a target for Juventus and appears to be set for a big-money move to a European giant before the window closes.

According to a report in the Express, Arsenal are in pole position to sign Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan this summer as Arsene Wenger gears-up to revamp his squad. The boss ended speculation over his future after signing a new

Arsenal have reportedly held transfer talks with Barcelona 's Arda Turan . Mundo Deportivo report that the Gunners have spoken to the agent of the Turkish midfielder The Irons face a summer fight to keep another of their top stars following Dimitri Payet’s controversial move back to Marseille in January.

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Sporting Lisbon have joined Arsenal in the race to sign Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, according to talkSPORT.

The want-away midfielder has been long attracting interest from the Gunners as he looks likely to leave the Nou Camp this summer.

However, reports in Turkey express that Sporting Lisbon are also very keen to tie up a deal for the 30-year-old Barcelona outcast.

Sporting have reportedly already made their desire for Turan’s services known to Barcelona as they look to hijack Arsenal’s deal for the Turkish international.

Monday's Arsenal transfer rumours

  Monday's Arsenal transfer rumours All the latest Arsenal transfer news and rumours from across the British and European press on Monday, June 19. Arsenal are preparing a big-money move for Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan, reports Turkish newspaper AMK.Arda has been a bit-part player since joining Barca from Atletico Madrid in 2015 and AMK reports that the club have informed his agent Ahmet Bulut that the playmaker does not form part of their plans for next season.Bulut has reportedly already held a meeting with Inter Milan to discuss a possible transfer but Arsenal are leading the chase to sign the 30-year-old.

Chelsea enter race with Arsenal to sign Barcelona star: Enquiry has been made. CHELSEA have reportedly registered their interest in Barcelona midfielder Arda Turan . By Liam Spence.

ARSENAL boss Arsene Wenger is reportedly determined to pair Barcelona star Arda Turan alongside Riyad Mahrez for next season. By Jack Otway. However, they face a fight to sign him with Barcelona being backed to secure his signature.

Turan has been a bit-part player for Barcelona since securing a move to the Nou Camp from Atletico Madrid in 2015, making just 14 La Liga appearances last season, and Sky Sports report that Arsenal are preparing a big money bid for the player.

Turan has three years left on his contract at the Nou Camp but looks unlikely to feature in new Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde’s plans for next season.

Arsenal must act quickly to fight off any rival interest in Turan if they are to secure a deal for the Barcelona star this summer.

Bellerin given 10 days to decide future .
Barcelona have given Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin 10 days to decide whether he wants to stay in London or if he wants to join them this summer, according to the Spanish media. Bellerin, 22, has made 112 appearances for Arsenal since joining from Barcelona in 2011 and has been heavily linked with a move back to his former side this summer. They claim that Barcelona are getting extremely restless in their attempt to sign the Spanish full-back this summer, who is due to play in the final of the Under 21 European Championships on Friday and will turn their attention to other targets if he confirms he does not want a move to the La Liga side. With the Gunners not having the luxury of Champions League football next season, Bellerin may well be tempted by a move to Barcelona, who have found it difficult to nail down the right back position since Dani Alves left at the end of the 2015/16 season.

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