Thursday 2 June 2016

West Ham set to beat Arsenal to signing of Ligue 1 superstar

According to the reports from DailyExpress via The Week, “Stunned” is the appropriate word used to the described the North London club reaction to the news that West Ham have move ahead of the in the chase of Samuel Umiti, Lyon defender.

Sequence to the injury withdrawal through Jeremy Mathieu, the 22-year-old defender has been called into France’s Euro 2016 squad, and it appears that the Hammers fans could be seeing a lot more of Umiti next season.

According to the Express, they assert that the Hammers "are now leading the charge for his signature this summer" with Slaven Bilic ready to outbid both the Emirates outfits and Tottenham for the highly rated blocker.

More desirable new for the Gunners fans via Talksport. However, as it reports from – deference of German rag Bild – that Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Borussia Dortmund midfielder has "snubbed the chance" in extending his contract with the Dortmund.

The rejection has fueled thought that the 27-year-old Armenian, who bagged 23 goals last season, while he also weighed in with a staggering 32 assists in all competition is poised to join Arsenal this month.

Talksport still on their reports, says that, the Emirates outfit "have been tracking the attacking midfielder since January" with the team manager, Arsene Wenger known to be a fan Mkhitaryan's.

With the Armenian superstar refusing to a new deal to the current contract, which expires in a year, Bild, the German Newspaper says the Bundesliga outfits may have to sell him in the coming weeks or see him depart from the German club on a free move next summer.

From the reports, this has sparked interest from Arsenal, who has been tracking the attacking midfielder since January.

The 27-year-old Armenian, who signed from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2013, he has remained one of the best performers this season as 2nd placed Dortmund bagged more goals than Bayern Munich.

The Armenian midfilder is capable of playing second striker as well. As he thrives playing just behind the strikers, where he always looks to link up with his teammates in and around the box.

He is capable of tearing apart opposition defences repeatedly, he makes space for the striker/wingers to exploit and create goal-scoring opportunities for them.

As per his style of play from Wikipedia, the 27-year-old has received praised for his technique, movement, accurate passing, dribbling, creativity, and ball control and work rate. He is equipped with a dangerous shot, trickery to beat defenders, and a superb vision to go for the pass.

Also there’s a “Arsenal transfer battle’ brewing, says the Daily Star with the paper claiming that the Gunners and Tottenham are set to square up over Ajax starlet Riechedly Bazoer.

According to the Express, the Spurs are heavily scouting Bazoer by sending manager Mauricio Pochettino, as well as two of Tottenham highest-ranking staff members to his most recent fixture.

The 19-year-old was capped again for the Oranje in a match against the Republic of Ireland several days ago and he is the youngest player on the team. As per source, Bazoer is rated at £15.5 million.

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