Arsenal may struggle to sign their targeted midfielders in the summer transfer window. The Gunners are currently monitoring both Declan Rice and Moises Caicedo. However it has now being reported that they might struggle a bit to sign any of them. Furthermore the midfield duo have been linked with Arsenal since January. According to reports, the Gunners have made the West Ham United player their top summer target. They are hopeful that an £80m deal for the player will be enough to secure his services. Rice’s contract with West Ham ends at the end of the season and the player have refused to sign another contract with the club. He have expressed his wish to play in the Champions League and compete in regular title races. Meanwhile Arsenal are also keeping a close eye on Moises Caicedo. Whom Brighton have set a price tag of £90m for the transfer window.
Arsenal might have a problem in signing Declan Rice and Moises Caicedo
Dharmesh Seth, Sky Sports reporter believes that the money that Arsenal may spend on Rice or Caicedo could leave a severe dent in their budget. This could put a dent in their transfer budget. The Gunners could even move on from these targets to strengthen in other places. Seth commented, “Would that mean no Moises Caicedo? It would be very, very difficult to get both.” He further went on, “I’ve always said they would be in the market for both. But I just wonder if they were to bring in someone like Declan Rice, who would cost more than £60m-£80m depending on whom you listen to, and if you listen to West Ham, he’s a £100m player, then I think that that might be the budget that they use for the midfield area, and they’d still want to strengthen it in other areas as well.”
Signing both Declan Rice and Moises Caicedo could prove to be a excellent coup for Arsenal. The duo have shown excellent midfield work so far in the Premier League for their respective teams.
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