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Breaking News ! Here is your Arsenal morning digest for Wednesday, September 16. Arsenal join race to sign Toulouse midfielder Arsenal have joined the race to sign Toulouse defensive midfielder Ibrahim Sangare, according to Tuttosport - via MilanLive . Tottenham and Milan are also interested in the 22-year-old, who impressed in Ligue 1 last season despite his side’s relegation. Sangare has reportedly been identified as a cheaper alternative to other potential targets Tiemoue Bakayoko, Boubakary Soumare and Florentino Luis. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will start in8Cancel Play now The Gunners could sign the Ivory Coast international for as little as €10m, with his contract set to expire at the end of the season. It remains to be seen if Arsenal will pursue a deal for Sangare, but they have been linked with Atletico Madrid defensive midfielder Thomas Partey throughout the transfer window. The former would be significantly less expensive and is five years younger. But Arsenal will face competition if they look to secure Sangare’s signature before the close of the window. Aubameyang’s words to Lacazette after signing new contract The long wait came to an end on Tuesday when it was announced that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had signed a new three-year contract at Arsenal. The Gunners captain was in the final year of his deal and there had been growing speculation of a potential move. But he is staying put, to the delight of Arsenal fans. As part of the new contract announcement, which took place at the Emirates, Aubameyang phoned teammate Alexandre Lacazette and spoke to him about the news .
. “I'm glad that you are here. We're not talking in French, that's strange. I'm happy to see you and I'm happy to be staying with you for a few years. “This is how we celebrate. You're crazy, I swear you're crazy. I'm so sorry to keep you waiting but it is done. Crazy stuff but yeah, all done.” Arsenal had ‘two offers’ for Aubameyang this summer Aubameyang was the target of ‘two major offers’ from clubs during the summer, according to Sky Sports . Both were rejected by Arsenal and the Gabon international has now committed his future to the club.
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But Aubameyang, who opened his account for the new season with a goal in Saturday’s 3-0 win at Fulham, was clearly in demand given the situation regarding his contract. The 31-year-old was linked with the likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona before putting pen to paper on a new deal at the Emirates.
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