Paying For Pierre
Reports in France – because obviously they’d know – have suggested that Arsenal are readying a remarkable and oddly specific £63.2m club record bid for the prolific Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the summer.
The Gabonese has scored a remarkable 32 goals in 36 games this season, and Gunners scouts are set to watch him play in Dortmund’s forthcoming Europa League matches against Liverpool before sanctioning the deal.
Arsenal are 1.34 to beat Watford on Saturday
Belgian To The Bernabeu
Staying with the big-money rumours, Real Madrid are reportedly ready to turn their attentions to Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois after growing frustrated over the failure to secure Manchester United’s David De Gea.
In a rumour which is in no way supposed to encourage De Gea’s camp to get a move on, Courtois is being valued at an eye-watering £79m.
Chelsea are 1.51 to beat Aston Villa on Saturday
And sticking with the big names, both Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus are hovering over Manchester United hotshot Anthony Martial.
No fee is mentioned in the rumours, but United are going to be determined to hold onto the French forward, who arrived for a huge fee from Monaco last summer.
United are 2.05 to beat Everton on Sunday