Osimhen, Enyeama, Ighalo, Partey, Aubameyang on the move
It is understood that Tottenham Hotspur is reportedly the team that launched a £75m transfer bid for Lille forward Victor Osimhen. The Nigerian international has been in impressive form since joining the French club last summer, scoring 18 goals in 38 appearances. Lille recently claimed they had received an offer of £75m for the 21-year old amid interest from both Liverpool and Chelsea. (Sports Mole)
Former Nigeria international goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama is wanted by NPFL side, Akwa United who believes they can tempt the 37-year old despite the former Lille man setting his sight on a move to South Africa with Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs (The Athletic NG).
Manchester United have reportedly hit a roadblock in their efforts to extend the loan stay of striker Odion Ighalo with Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua demanding the Nigerian international returns for the start of their Chinese Super League season. (Sky Sports)
Liverpool and Valencia are keeping tabs on Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka with his contract due to expire next summer. It is reported that the Gunners are struggling to agree to new terms with the England Under-19 international who is also eligible to play for Nigeria. (Sports Mole)
Ghana international Thomas Partey has informed his representatives that he wants to join Arsenal despite interest from French champions, PSG. Reports in Ghana suggest that the Atletico Madrid man wants to follow in the footsteps of former Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien who spent 9 years at Stamford Bridge winning 9 trophies including two Premier League and a Champions League. The Gunners will have to pay his £43million buy-out clause before the Spanish side agrees to a transfer. (Football London).
Arsenal may be forced into a swap deal with Inter Milan if club captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang fails to sign a new contract. Inter are ready to land the Gabonese international in an exchange deal with striker Mauro Icardi who was on loan at PSG last season. The Argentine’s wife Wanda Icardi posted a picture of their son wearing Arsenal jersey immediately the news of the swap deal surfaced. (Football London)