Chelsea ‘reject £18m offer’ from Arsenal for defender

first_img Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Conte suggested Luiz could have left Chelsea during the January transfer window, and it appears he remains on the market this summer.And, according to Le10Sport, Arsenal have looked to take advantage of Luiz’s availability by making a formal bid for the centre-back. David Luiz is expected to leave Chelsea this summer RANKED three-way race targets The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star moving on TOP WORK REVEALED 2 It is reported that the Gunners have had a bid worth around £18million (€20m) rejected by Chelsea, and they have not yet decided whether to return to the Stamford Bridge club with an improved offer.Unai Emery wants to reshape Arsenal’s starting XI following his appointment as Arsene Wenger’s successor at the Emirates, and he’s already completed the signing of Stephan Lichtsteiner, the full-back, from Juventus on a free transfer. 2 Luiz was a key player as Chelsea won the Premier League in 2016/17, but he struggled for game time last season center_img Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? LIVING THE DREAM LATEST getty targets Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland IN DEMAND Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Latest Chelsea news Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing Arsenal have had a bid for David Luiz rejected by Chelsea, according to reports.Luiz, the Brazil defender, is expected to leave Stamford Bridge this summer, especially if Antonio Conte remains as manager. Though he played a key role at the heart of Chelsea’s defence when the Blues won the Premier League in 2016/17, the 31-year-old made just 17 appearances last season; admittedly, he was injured for large spells. Further deals for Bernd Leno, the Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper, Borussia Dortmund centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos, and midfielder Lucas Torreira of Sampdoria are expected to be confirmed in the coming weeks.last_img read more