Transfer Rumour Round-Up: Arsenal Make World-Record Bid For Mbappe

Arsene Wenger could tie down one of the most promising talents in world football this week.

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger and Mbappe
£118m move in the works? Arsenal's Arsene Wenger and Mbappe Image Getty Images

Arsenal are right in the thick of the transfer news today (June 6), with Arsene Wenger reportedly planning to spend big over the summer.

There are reports about a possible world-record move for young French star Kylian Mbappe, while there’s also speculation that some of their key players could be moving away from the Emirates.

Rumours about Romelu Lukaku’s future are also making headlines, as are advances in the Virgil Van Dijk transfer saga.

See the seven biggest transfer stories of the day below:

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Twist in the Virgil Van Dijk transfer saga?

Virgil Van Dijk

Virgil Van Dijk looks to be on the brink of a move to Liverpool after betting was suspended on the Dutchman’s switch from Southampton. However, there could be a twist in the tale.

Southampton are reported to be holding out for £60m, and could yet hold on to the Dutchman for another season. The Telegraph are reporting that Klopp could offer centre-back Mamadou Sakho in part-exchange to sweeten the deal, and the Anfield boss is confident of nabbing his man.

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Loaded staff writer Harry Fletcher has covered news, sport and entertainment for several major websites across the UK. Follow him on Twitter at @Harry__Fletcher.