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Monday's transfer round-up, featuring Saka, Kane, Meslier, and more.
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What a performance again from Bukayo Saka yesterday as he picked up two goals and one assist in Arsenal’s 4-1 win over Crystal Palace. For me, he’s undoubtedly a Young Player of the Year contender, he’s an absolutely fantastic talent.
Unsurprisingly, Arsenal fans keep asking me about his contract! An official announcement depends on the Arsenal media team, but the verbal agreement has been reached weeks ago. Saka has accepted, the new deal is ready so it’s up to the club to meet and sign the documents once final small details are sorted. But rest assured, Saka will extend.
📰 Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Galatasaray centre-back Sacha Boey (Aksam)
Barcelona received three proposals for Franck Kessie in January from Italian and English clubs. Xavi decided to keep the player, he also wanted to stay — at least until the end of the season. Now he’s scored one of the most crucial goals of Barcelona’s season with last night’s stoppage time winner against Real Madrid in El Clasico.
Frenkie de Jong was asked again about a potential transfer to Manchester United, and his response was clear: “No, I don’t think so. You never know of course. But I’m very happy in Barcelona!”
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