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The Sun says Chelsea were believed to be seeking a £40million fee for the England international, but they are now prepared to slash their asking price to £30m.

The 23-year-old has followed Nuno Tavares and Albert Sambi Lokonga to the Emirates during a busy summer of spending for the Gunners and is understood to have penned a five-year deal with the North London club.

19-year-old Saka missed the decisive penalty in England’s Euro 2020 final shootout loss to Italy and was subjected to racist abuse on social media following the game.

The Scottish international, who arrived at the Emirates from Celtic in 2019 in a move worth around £25million, has put pen to paper on a five-year deal to keep him in north London until 2026.

The Gunners’ owners KSE have been widely criticised by the Arsenal fanbase during their time at the club, and their involvement in the failed European Super League project saw supporters protest outside the Emirates in the hundreds.

Arsenal, meanwhile, will be looking to remain in the top half of the table ahead of their Europa League semi-final second leg against Villarreal on Thursday.

Balogun, 19, is tipped for a bright future despite having not yet made his league debut for the Gunners – although he has scored twice in six cup appearances for the senior side.