Transfer Balls: Arsenal buy Ilkay Gundogan and Mats Hummels for £43m more than they have
Transfer Balls: The BBC has stella news for Arsenal fans, who will recslls news that the Gunners have a £20m transfer kitty for this January’s transfer window (Daily Mirror). Now read on:
Arsenal are ready to begin talks with Borussia Dortmund over a £63m deal to sign 24-year-old midfielder Ilkay Gundogan and centre-back Mats Hummels, 26.
That sounds like a lot of money. But it must be true becasue rhe Independent has the same story:
Arsenal bid £63m for Ilkay Gundogan and Mats Hummels
The story is informative:
Gunners are now being linked with a blockbuster £63m raid on Borussia Dortmund to sign Germany internationals Ilkay Gundogan and Mats Hummels.
The Metro reports that Arsenal have bid £15.6million for Gundogan. That means Arsenal are prepared to spend £47.4 m on Mats Hummels. Wow!
They should get him for that. Because the Mirror says Humels to Manchester United for £35m.
And there was the Daily Express, which reported:
ARSENAL are preparing to launch a £32million bid for Borussia Dortmund star and Manchester United target Mats Hummels.
So. That £63m bid, about that?
Well, it was first reported in the Daily Star., which makes no mention of the £63m in its story.
Such are the facts…