Mbappe confirms Real Madrid move, Arsenal repeat Odegaard trick: FootballTransfers recap

Tom Weber
Tom Weber
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2024 22:20 GMT
  • 5 min read
Kylian Mbappe, Real Madrid, PSG, 2023/24

Saturday delivered plenty of massive transfer news as Kylian Mbappe all but confirmed his Real Madrid move.

Plus, Mbappe's transfer could lead to Arsenal repeating their Martin Odegaard trick and Man Utd will have several intriguing signing opportunities in the summer. There's plenty to cover, so let's jump right in.

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Mbappe not signing for Arsenal

While speaking to a fan, Kylian Mbappe ruled out a move to Arsenal, all but confirming that he is on his way to Real Madrid.

His transfer could spell the end of Brahim Diaz's time with Los Blancos - and the Gunners are keeping an eye on the situation.

Man Utd's summer signings

Man Utd risk making a major mistake by splashing €70 million on Michael Olise in the summer.

That money could be better spent on someone like Orkun Kokcu.

Orkun Kokcu
© IMAGO - Orkun Kokcu

The midfielder is unhappy at Benfica and wants out.

Kim Min-jae is in a similar situation at Bayern, and Man Utd would be well-advised to reignite their interest in the defender.

Serhou Guirassy, meanwhile, is thriving and still scoring goals, proving to Man Utd that his early-season form wasn't just a purple patch.

Arsenal sign wonderkid

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of a highly-rated, in-demand 16-year-old wonderkid.

Transfer news

Finally, let's finish up with some more transfer news from around the world. Pedro Neto's injury problems should be a major concern to Arsenal and Liverpool.

Chelsea face a nightmare scenario regarding Conor Gallagher's future.

Man Utd are interested in a former Leeds flop.

Chelsea hold a key advantage in the battle for highly-rated prospect Mario Dorgeles.

The Blues have also received an unexpected but welcome cash injection from a flop transfer.

Ivan Toney has revealed his dream next move.

Ivan Toney
© IMAGO - Ivan Toney

Man Utd have entered the race for Bruno Guimaraes.

Man City, however, are also firmly in the mix.

Xabi Alonso already has Jurgen Klopp's seal of approval for his first Liverpool transfer.

Juventus are keen on Man Utd flop Sofyan Amrabat.

Could Arsenal hijack Chelsea's move for Victor Osimhen? Fabrizio Romano has revealed the truth.

Lastly, Napoli are worried about these two London giants - but not because of Osimhen.

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