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Here is your Arsenal morning digest for Wednesday, May 26.
Reported Arsenal transfer target Adam Hlozek is set to join Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen, according to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano. Taking to social media, Romano tweeted: “Bayer Leverkusen have reached full agreement to sign top Czech talent Adam Hlozek, as per @berger_pj.
“Deal set to be completed for €13m plus add-ons, 30% sell-on clause. Leverkusen are still working on a deal to sign Mychajlo Mudryk from Shakhtar.”
The Gunners had been linked with a move for the Czech international as a potential replacement for Eddie Nketiah, who is into the final few weeks of his contract at the club.
Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny has signed a new short-term contract at the Emirates Stadium. Speaking to the club’s Media after he penned a one-year extension, the Egyptian said: “I love this club, and I feel like part of this family.
“I want to continue at this amazing club and amazing family, and I’m very happy and very excited for the future.” The 30-year-old’s new deal is a huge boost for the north Londoners, according to manager Mikel Arteta.
The Spaniard added: “Mo is a really important part of the team. He brings endless energy, enthusiasm and commitment to the team and is loved by everyone.
“He’s an important player for us on, and off the pitch, a real role model to our younger players, and I’m delighted he’s staying.”
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Gunners defender Nuno Tavares has claimed that Chelsea playmaker Mason Mount is the toughest player he has ever faced. “Mason Mount of Chelsea,” he told the Counter Attack YouTube channel when asked about the player who has been his toughest challenge during his short career.
“I think the positions, he knows the place he should be to make people feel uncomfortable, and with the ball, he has too much quality. He has goals, you know, so I think Mason Mount.”
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