SportPesa News Transfer Juice: Arsenal Dealt Fraser Blow, Griezmann To Barca Almost Done

Jul 12 - by Louis Kalinga for SportPesa News

This comes a day after the London club expressed interest in signing Real Madrid CF midfielder Dani Ceballos, challenging their London rivals Tottenham Hotspur FC

France's forward Antoine Griezmann celebrates at the end of the friendly match between France and Bolivia at La Beaujoire stadium in Nantes, Western France on June 2, 2019. PHOTO | AFP

  • Arsenal have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser as The Cherries are prepared to let 25-year-old Scotland international leave, but only when his contract expires next summer
  • Manchester City are set to make a surprise move for Brazilian right-back Dani Alves – the most decorated footballer in history
  • Barcelona are expected to announce the signing of Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid on Friday after the La Liga champions finally triggered the French star's £107m buyout clause

NAIROBI, Kenya- Arsenal have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser as The Cherries are prepared to let 25-year-old Scotland international leave, but only when his contract expires next summer.

This comes a day after the London club expressed interest in signing Real Madrid CF midfielder Dani Ceballos, challenging their London rivals Tottenham Hotspur FC.

Manchester City are set to make a surprise move for Brazilian right-back Dani Alves – the most decorated footballer in history.

Here are the latest rumours in the daily SportPesa News transfer column:

Man City set for surprise Dani Alves signing

The 36-year-old, who captained Brazil to the Copa America title this summer, is a free agent after leaving Paris Saint-Germain.

His 27-year-old compatriot Danilo has been widely linked with a move away from City this summer having struggled to nail down first-team football at the Etihad. READ MORE

Bayern are not giving up on Sane

Bayern Munich still believe they can strike a deal with Manchester City for Leroy Sane. The Premier League champions could turn to Brazilian star Everton if the German winger returns to the Bundesliga. (Sport Bild)

Milan and Benfica are interested in Wolfsburg winger Josip Brekalo, who impressed for Croatia at the European U21 Championships. Wolfsburg would look to sign Maximilian Philipp from Borussia Dortmund as a replacement. READ MORE

Griezmann almost a Barcelona player

Barcelona are expected to announce the signing of Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid on Friday after the La Liga champions finally triggered the French star's £107m buyout clause. Paris Saint-Germain have submitted a £27m offer to Everton for Idrissa Gueye. The Ligue 1 side pursued the Senegal international in January, but the Toffees were unwilling to sell. READ MORE

Real Madrid still in Pogba pursuit

Real Madrid CF’s pursuit of Paul Pogba remains one of the top stories of the summer, and it is one that the club expects to go right down to the final days of the transfer window.

The French star has been linked with the Spanish side in recent weeks after stating that he could seek a new challenge away from Old Trafford. READ MORE