Arsenal face €70m threat, Pochettino under MASSIVE Chelsea pressure: FootballTransfers recap

Cameron Smith
Cameron Smith
  • 23 Apr 2024 23:02 BST
  • 4 min read
Mikel Arteta, Arsenal, 2023/24

Tuesday 23 April was another day of busy transfer activity, while Arsenal battered Chelsea 5-0 on the pitch.

Blues boss Mauricio Pochettino is now likely under immense pressure at Stamford Bridge, although the Gunners also face a major threat in the form of Atletico Madrid interest in one of their key players.

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Below, FootballTransfers runs through the biggest transfer news stories of the day.

Man Utd Transfer News

Manchester United have not made any firm decisions yet on the future of Erik ten Hag and there is nothing concrete about the interest in Thomas Tuchel.

Meanwhile, the Red Devils' decision to pass up on signing Marcus Thuram looks worse by the day.

Fabrizio Romano has confirmed that Donny van de Beek will return to Man Utd this summer but the club will immediately try to sell him.

Erik ten Hag has admitted Antony was in the wrong for goading the Coventry City squad after Man Utd’s penalty shootout victory in the FA Cup semi-final, although he believes the Brazilian was “provoked” by the Red Devils’ opposition.

Other Transfer News

Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly working on convincing Kevin de Bruyne to join him at Al-Nassr next season.

Barcelona have made Ronald Araujo available for sale this summer as they need to raise funds, according to Sport.

Ronald Araujo, Barcelona
© IMAGO - Ronald Araujo, Barcelona

On the other hand, the Blaugrana are hoping to sign Newcastle United striker and Arsenal target Alexander Isak, according to a report.

Atletico Madrid are eager to bolster their forward line this summer, according to reports in Spain, and they have identified Arsenal’s Gabriel Jesus as a key transfer target. The Brazilian could cost €70 million.

Paris Saint-Germain are hoping to sign Barcelona wonderkid Lamine Yamal as part of their Kylian Mbappe rebuild, according to reports in France.

And finally, let's discuss Chelsea's humiliating 5-0 defeat to Arsenal.

Blues fans have heavily criticised one player following his performance at the Emirates Stadium.

Meanwhile, Mauricio Pochettino has hit a new low after the result and should be fearing for his job.

On the other hand, Mikel Arteta has hailed Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard for a fantastic display against Chelsea.

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