Arsenal target Alessio Romagnoli set to join AC Milan - roundup

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Hello Arsenal fans and welcome to the daily roundup of all the latest news from the Emirates.

It was not the dream start many were hoping for, the performances was lacklustre and below par. But life goes on and there will be a chance to put that right next weekend.

In today's roundup we have news on a potential target, the latest on Karim Benzema and a missed opportunity that came back to bit Arsene Wenger. 


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Arsenal look set to miss out Roma defender Alessio Romagnoli, with the Italian defender inching closer to a move to AC Milan.

The 20-year-old centre back has been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates this summer, however Arsenal have baulked at Roma's valuation of the Italian under-21 star.

AC Milan had previously had a €25 million bid rejected, however chief executive Adriano Galliani revealed a deal for the defender was 99.8 per cent complete. 

Arsene Wenger insisted he did not need a new centre back this summer but reports suggested the French boss was interested in the Roma defender, but it now appears Romagnoli's future remains in Italy.


Arsene Wenger has been given the green-light to smash Arsenal's transfer record and sign Karim Benzema from Real Madrid. 

According to the Daily Mail, the Gunners are prepared to pay £45 million for the France international, plus £150,000-a-week in wages.

Wenger is reportedly desperate to sign the 27-year-old - believing the striker is the man required to turn Arsenal into genuine title contenders this season.

Olivier Giroud started up front and failed to produce in the 2-0 opening day defeat to West Ham.


It has been revealed that Wenger declined the opportunity to sign West Ham youngster Reece Oxford.

Oxford became the second youngest debutant in Premier League history as he impressed at the Emirates.

It could have been so different as Oxford was brought to the attention of Wenger and a number of other Premier League managers following his performances for the Hammers at youth level.

The Telegraph are claiming that is the reason the Arsenal boss neglected to praise the youngster following his performance.

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