Arsenal set to lose out on mega-money target to Chelsea, with terms agreed on Blues deal: report

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta during the pre season friendly between Arsenal XI and Watford at London Colney on July 08, 2023 in St Albans, England.
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Arsenal are set to lose out on one of their biggest summer targets to London rivals Chelsea.

The Gunners have been extremely busy in recent weeks in the transfer market, bringing in Kai Havertz, Declan Rice and Jurrien Timber for a combined £200 million. Only the former deal has so far been announced, the other two set to follow.

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Mark White
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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.