Arsenal target to 'reject' contract from parent club but Gunners take blow over La Liga ace

Marc Guehi has rejected a new contract offer at Crystal Palace.Marc Guehi has rejected a new contract offer at Crystal Palace.
Marc Guehi has rejected a new contract offer at Crystal Palace. | AFP via Getty Images
Arsenal and Manchester United are on ‘standby’ after one of their mutual targets rejected a new contract offer.

England are set to take on The Netherlands in a high-anticipated Euro 2024 clash tomorrow - before Gareth Southgate’s men take to the field, here are all the biggest Arsenal rumours from today.

An Arsenal target, who is also in the sights of Manchester United, has recently rejected a new contract - meanwhile, another Gunners target would ‘prefer’ a move to Spain.

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Marc Guehi rejects new Crystal Palace contract offer

Both Arsenal and Manchester United have been handed some positive news on the transfer front. One of their mutual targets, Crystal Palace’s Marc Guehi, has reportedly rejected a new contract offer from the Eagles that would have tied him down at Selhurst Park.

This is according to a recent report from The Sun, who mention that the two outfits are on ‘high alert’ Neither side is showing any sign of backing down - they both seem ready for a fight in terms of acquiring Guehi’s signature.

Arsenal interested in Nico Williams but he would ‘prefer’ move to Barcelona

Arsenal have registered an interest in Athletic Bilbao’s Nico Williams in the summer - however, their efforts to sign him may be for nought. Williams would reportedly prefer to stay in Spain - namely, with Barcelona.

Writing in his official Daily Briefing column journalist Matteo Moretto penned [via CaughtOffside]: “Williams would prefer to stay in Spain. He looks on the opportunity to go to Barcelona favourably, with many friends there too.

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“It’s true that Barcelona President Joan Laporta is crazy about signing him. Within Barcelona, between the directors, Nico has convinced everyone, and Sporting Director Deco also agrees on him – doing so at Barcelona is not easy, so that’s significant.

“I would say Barcelona have an advantage over the others, due to the fact he prefers Barcelona. It won’t be an easy deal for Barcelona to do though, and there is a long way to go.”

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