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Clear Path for Arsenal as PSG Faces Mbappe Departure

Arsenal Frontrunner for Guimaraes as PSG Shifts Focus

Arsenal appear to have a clear path to signing Bruno Guimaraes after PSG reportedly cooled their interest in the Newcastle midfielder. Both clubs were vying for his signature, but transfer expert Ben Jacobs reports PSG are now prioritizing Bernardo Silva instead.

This is a double positive for Arsenal. Firstly, they face less competition for Guimaraes, who remains a key target for Mikel Arteta. Secondly, Manchester City, a direct rival, could lose a crucial player in Silva.

However, landing Guimaraes won’t be cheap. His €116 million release clause needs to be met in full.

PSG Plots Summer Rebuild After Mbappe Exit

Meanwhile, PSG is set for a busy summer transfer window following Mbappe’s confirmed departure to Real Madrid. Jacobs suggests they won’t replace Mbappe directly but will focus on bolstering other areas. A striker, winger, central midfielder, and center-back are reportedly on their shopping list, with Napoli’s Victor Osimhen a potential target.