Arsenal have reportedly named their prices for duo Folarin Balogun and Thomas Partey should they allow either player to depart this summer.

Partey was a regular at the Emirates last season as Arsenal battled for the title with Manchester City, while Balogun enjoyed a very fruitful spell on loan at Reims in Ligue 1.

The USA international netted 21 goals in the league for Will Still‘s side despite finishing in the bottom half, with only Kylian MbappeAlexandre Lacazette and Jonathan David scoring more.

Balogun has continued to feature over the summer too, helping the US national side to CONCACAF Nations League glory last month.

With a move for Kai Havertz already complete, and Declan Rice and Jurrien Timber expected to follow soon, The Mirror claim that Arsenal will attempt to recoup some of the money spent by selling some in-demand assets.

 

Balogun is one of them, and the club are said to be looking for bids of around £50m for the 22-year-old.

 

 

 

 

With those incomings expected to take Arsenal’s spending to over £200m, Balogun is not the only player the Gunners will entertain offers for either.

The Sun claims that, while not actively looking to sell the player, Arsenal will consider bids of around £30m for Partey this summer.

The Ghanaian was a regular alongside Granit Xhaka and Martin Odegaard in the centre of Mikel Arteta‘s midfield last season, playing 40 matches in all competitions.

However, with Rice set to sign for the club in the coming days, Partey may see his game time reduced and Arsenal could cash in on him, even though reports state the club would be happy for him to stay.

That may be due to the fact that fellow midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga has gone on record to state his desire for first-team football.

 

 

 

The Belgian spent the second half of last season on loan at Crystal Palace where he had limited impact, starting only once after Roy Hodgson returned to the club as manager, in a defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Speaking on a Youtube video with Wonhee Hyung, the man who was signed from Anderlecht just two years ago expressed his desire to be playing regularly next season.

Sambi Lokonga said in the video: “I will try to go somewhere I will play, that’s the most important thing, to have some games and play game after game.”

The aforementioned report in The Mirror touched on Sambi Lokonga potentially departing, as well as out-of-favour pair Cedric Soares and Nicolas Pepe, two more players who were out on loan last season.

Neither player were regulars at their respective loan clubs, as Pepe endured an injury-hit 2023, while Cedric struggled to break into the Fulham side ahead of Kenny Tete.

 

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