Brighton rejects Arsenal’s £40m bid for Ben White
Ben White has been appointed as Trent Alexander-Arnold's substitute in England's Euro 2020 selection after the Liverpool Fullback’s withdrawal from England’s squad due to an unfortunate injury.
The center-back had a fantastic debut season at the Amex Stadium after impressing during a loan spell at Leeds in 2019/20 and were hugely linked with a move to
Manchester United, Liverpool
in a report by
, the Gunners have stepped up their interest to submit their first official offer for the 23-year-old
centre-back, which has been rejected by the Seagulls.
According to the reports,
first offer for White was in the region of
while the Seagulls are believed to
value the 23-year-old defender
at around the
over a summer transfer for England international and a second offer is expected to follow soon.
36 Premier League appearances
, the centre-back was influential in Brighton’s Premier League survival, where they finished 16th in the Premier League table.
On the other end, Arsenal needs requirements in the vacant centre-back position with
’s departure from the club and the possible exit of
, who is edging towards a permanent move to
. The fee is believed to be in the region of £7m, with
hopeful of wrapping up a deal in the coming days.
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