Arsenal set for exodus on deadline if Reiss Nelson’s transfer to Feyenoord is confirmed, backup keeper Alex Runarsson comes to OH Leuven and Hector Bellerin goes medical at Real Betis – and there is also interest in Mohamed Elneny
- Arsenal are poised for a hectic deadline day with several stars looking to leave
- Defender Hector Bellerin is targeted by Real Betis in LaLiga for a loan
- Feyenoord made signed winger Reiss Nelson on a season-long loan
- Mohamed Elneny may also be on his way in the dramatic summer of overhaul
Arsenal have confirmed the transfer of winger Reiss Nelson to Feyenoord for a season.
Feyenoord quickly turned to Nelson after Amad Diallo suffered an injury that thwarted a proposed move from Manchester United.
The loan from the Dutch side will be Nelson’s second temporary move after a previous spell at Hoffenheim.
Feyenoord made signed winger Reiss Nelson on a season-long loan deal from Arsenal
Nelson is set for one of a number of departure days from Arsenal’s deadline.
Right-back Hector Bellerin has undergone a medical examination prior to a loan out to Real Betis and goalkeeper Alex Runarsson has been loaned to Belgium’s OH Leuven with an option to buy.
Meanwhile, defender Takehiro Tomiyasu has also received medical treatment ahead of an initial £16 million move to Arsenal from Bologna.
Defender Hector Bellerin looks set to be part of an exodus from Arsenal on the day of the deadline
Arsenal brace themselves for a frenetic battle on the deadline.
This summer the club has seen five new signings including £50million man Ben White and the return of Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid.
But they’ve also been busy arranging expenses, with Willian canceling his contract and sacrificing around £20m in wages such as Sports post reported.
Mohamed Elneny (above) may also be on his way in the dramatic summer of overhaul
Mikel Arteta has had a busy summer of business and sales are expected to continue
Bellerin and Elneny may be next to follow Nelson out of the Emirates exit, showing interest in both players before the window slams shut tonight.
Feyenoord turned their attention to Nelson after their approach for Manchester United youngster Amad Diallo collapsed following his training injury.
Crystal Palace also inquired about Nelson and fell short in their pursuit of striker Eddie Nketiah, who will now remain in the Emirates.
Takehiro Tomiyasu has had a medical edge on a £16million move to Arsenal from Bologna
He could replace Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who was told to train away from the first team after expressing anger at being prevented from joining Everton.
Sports post revealed that the Merseyside outfit made an offer for the 24-year-old, who was told during a meeting that he should not be leaving this summer.
Earlier on Monday, Maitland-Niles posted: ‘All I want to do is go where I want and where I’m going to play @arsenal.’