Chelsea and Arsenal are both still in the hunt for Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes, according to a report.
Chelsea and Arsenal are supposedly both still in the hunt for Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes in spite of recommendations that Everton are securely at the head of the line.
The 22- year-old, who has actually scored as soon as in 34 appearances for his French club this season, is thought to be a leading target for Everton ahead of this summer’s transfer window.
The Toffees are believed to remain in a strong position when it pertains to the Brazilian, however according to ESPN, both Chelsea and Arsenal are still battling to protect the centre-back’s signature.
The report declares that Carlo Ancelotti‘s side have actually currently made a ₤30 m offer, however Lille are confident that interest from somewhere else will assist drive the rate up in the coming weeks.
Magalhaes just signed a contract extension with his French club in February, indicating that he is currently connected to Christophe Galtier‘s side up until completion of the 2022-23 campaign.
Chelsea and Arsenal are likewise supposedly both still thinking about signing Napoli forward Dries Mertens