Arsenal get £22m January transfer update as Stan Kroenke decides Mikel Arteta’s replacement

Here’s all the news from around the Emirates Stadium over the past 24 hours.

Dominik Szoboszlai update

Premier League clubs are counting down the days until the January transfer window opens, thus allowing space for new signings.

Arsenal are no different and they may have to dip into the market to bolster Mikel Arteta’s squad following Sunday’s defeat to arch rivals Tottenham Hotspur marking their worst start to a Premier League campaign in history.

It is clear to everyone that the Gunners are in desperate need of new attacking reinforcements, with Hungarian ace Dominik Szoboszlai amongst those being most heavily linked with a switch to the Emirates Stadium.

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The Red Bull Salzburg midfielder looks set to be on the move next month and Arsenal have discovered the true details about the 20-year-old’s release clause.

According to The Athletic, Arsenal would be expected to pay the full €25million (£22m) release clause in Szoboszlai’s contract in one go if they were to win the race for his signature.

It had been reported elsewhere that the club that does end up winning the race for his services would be able to pay for the deal in instalments.

As well as that, Salzburg will demand a 20 percent sell-on clause, meaning they would recoup further money if he was to be sold on in the future.

Click here to read more about Arsenal’s pursuit of Szoboszlai.

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