The World Cup 2018 has thrown up a different winner in each of the last five years with Germany, Spain, Italy, Brazil and France all taking home football’s biggest international crown. But the last time a team won back-to-back World Cups was in 1962 when Brazil followed up their triumph of 1958.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery ramped up his interest in singing Steven N'Zonzi from Spanish club Sevilla this summer, according to The Daily Mirror.
The new Gunners boss is keen on a deal to lure Steven N’Zonzi to the Emirates as one of his first summer signings.
The report adds, Emery is keen on a reunion with the Frenchman, who he worked with during his time in charge of Sevilla.
Liverpool have reportedly launched a bid worth €60m in order to lure Lyon captain Nabil Fekir to Anfield, according to French football website Le Parisien, as quoted by Get Football France.
The Reds have submitted their first offer thought to be worth just below €60m (£52.65m) to sign the France international.
Real Madrid have reportedly slapped a £80million price-tag on wantaway forward Gareth Bale.
The 28-year-old intends to hold talks with his agent over the summer departure before reevaluating his next career step, with Premier League giants Manchester United are the current frontrunners to land his signature.
Arsenal have emerged as rumoured suitors for Paris Saint-Germain star Adrien Rabiot, according to Italian media website Calciomercato, as quoted by The Daily Mirror.
The Gunners are preparing to launch a bid to sign the 23-year-old midfielder, who is disillusioned with life at the French capital after a lack of playing time resulted in his exclusion from France’s World Cup squad in Russia.