Ambitious Deal Done? Wenger To Announce 3rd & 4th Summer Signing Within Days

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Reports making the round claim Arsenal are planning a double deal for Sporting duo Gelson Martins and William Carvalho this summer transfer window.

Portuguese news report claims the Gunners’ initial £80m bid of was rejected. Arsenal have reacted quickly by increasing it to £90m to persuade Sporting to sell.

The Gunners completed a move for Schalke’s Sead Kolasinac last month and are understood to be on the verge of signing Lyon attacker Alexandre Lacazatte after offering a £52.m bid.

Both Gelson Martins and William Carvalho have release clauses in their contracts and Sporting are keen not to sell for less than that. Martins (€60m) and Carvalho (€30m).

Arsene Wenger is scouring the market for reinforcements this summer, with Arsenal desperate to improve on their disappointing season in the Premier League last term.

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