Arsenal aim to secure Declan Rice and Jurrien Timber deals ahead of US Pre-Season Tour

Arsenal are optimistic about securing the signing of Declan Rice from West Ham United before their pre-season tour in the US.

Although the Gunners have reached a club-record agreement of £105 million with the Hammers, the transfer has not yet been made official.

Rice reportedly underwent a medical examination with the North Londoners on Friday, but the deal’s final wording still needs approval from the club’s lawyers.


Arsenal considering summer move for Declan Rice

The Premier League leaders Arsenal are reportedly planning to sign Declan Rice and Moises Caicedo in the summer transfer window, but they may face strong competition from Manchester United for Rice.

Journalist Ben Jacobs says that the England international is Arsenal’s top priority, with head coach Mikel Arteta focusing on securing a new high-profile midfielder after being unable to land Caicedo last month.


Liverpool join race to sign Declan Rice?

Liverpool have reportedly joined the clutch of clubs hoping to sign West Ham United midfielder Declan Rice in the January transfer window.

The 22-year-old was heavily linked with a move away from the East London outfit throughout the summer, but remained with the Hammers.

90min reports that Rice expects this campaign to be his last in the London Stadium, amid interest from Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea.