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EXCL: NO crucial contract talks for Liverpool yet, Osimhen to Chelsea latest, Prem star an option for Man Utd, plus truth behind Arsenal links with Sporting duo

Today's exclusive transfer column, featuring Arsenal, Man Utd, Chelsea, Liverpool and more!

The truth behind Arsenal links with Sporting Lisbon duo

Viktor Gyokeres is a player Arsenal for monitoring, for sure he’s a player who is on their list. Arsenal have still not decided who will be their main target for the summer, they will first hold internal talks to make that decision, but I’m told that their scouts have been in attendance multiple times to follow Gyokeres.

The Swedish striker is having a fantastic season at Sporting, he’s made an incredible contribution, but his release clause is there and it’s €100m. We know how tough it is to negotiate with Portuguese clubs - just look at Tottenham with Pedro Porro last January. I don’t see Sporting being flexible in negotiations, so it will be a tough one, but for sure Arsenal and other clubs in Europe have an interest, so Gyokeres will be part of the strikers domino this summer.

Gyokeres’ Sporting teammate Ousmane Diomande has also been linked with the Gunners very strongly by some sections of the Portuguese press, so what’s really going on with this one?

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