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Arsenal head to Singapore to tackle Atletico and PSG in pre-season games

Arsenal head to Singapore to tackle Atletico and PSG in pre-season games

- Petr Cech is among the Gunners squad members on flight to Singapore despite reports linking with a return to Stamford Bridge this summer

- Arsenal’s new manager Unai Emery has already signed German Bernd Leno in a £22m switch

- The Premier League side will tackle Spanish giants Atleti on Thursday before battling PSG on Saturday during the tour

Premier League side Arsenal has departed for Singapore ahead of their pre-season games with Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain and Europa League kings Atletico Madrid.

According to a UK Sun report, former Chelsea shot-stopper Petr Cech is among the Gunners squad members on the flight despite reports linking him with a return to the Stamford Bridge this summer.

Arsenal’s new manager Unai Emery has already signed German No1 Bernd Leno in a £22million switch this summer and is likely to take over as Gunners No 1 goalkeeper in the new campaign.

Arsenal head to Singapore to tackle Atletico and PSG in pre-season games

Petr Cech took his place despite reports linking with a move away from the Emirates this summer.Photo Credit: Getty Images.

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The report further hinted that Roma are equally plotting a deal for Cech to replace Alisson at the Serie A outfit.

Roma’s sporting director Monchi is eager to bring an older goalkeeper whose experience will be handy for the team’s young defence during their campaign in the Italian topflight.

On the other hand, the Blues are reportedly plotting a deal for their erstwhile No1 shot-stopper, although Cech's agent has refuted the move.

"It is always busy during every transfer window around Petr Cech, as a great Premier League person.

"However, he maximally focuses on the new season at Arsenal, no specific offer is available,” Viktor Kolar was quoted as saying.

Arsenal head to Singapore to tackle Atletico and PSG in pre-season games

Arsenal head to Singapore to tackle Atletico and PSG in pre-season games. Photo Credit: Getty Images.

Chelsea are reported to be plotting swoop on the shot-stopper they offloaded to Arsenal in 2015, if they lose Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who is on the wish list of the Los Blancos.

The Gunners on their part are said to be considering a last minute move for Switzerland's World Cup keeper Yann Sommer as new boss looks forward to reshape his team.

On the other hand, the likes of Carl Jenkinson, Chuba Akpom, Jeff Reine-Adelaide, Joel Campbell and Krystian Bielik were left behind by the former PSG manager.

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Arsenal tackle Spanish giants Atleti on Thursday before battling PSG on Saturday in their two pre-season games.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously had reported that Arsenal are reportedly ready to cash in on Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi this summer.

According to a UK Daily Star report citing sources in Italy, the Emirates dwellers are willing to sell Alex Iwobi for £22.3m (€25m) as new suitors from the Serie A are in need of the Nigerian international.

Italy’s Il Messaggero reports, Iwobi is attracting a potential deal from Lazio, who are eager to replace Felipe Anderson who recently joined West Ham.

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