Arsenal have rejected a second bid from Aston Villa for Emile Smith Rowe, believed to be in the region of £30m. Villa tabled a first bid last week worth around £25m and have come back with an improved offer, but Arsenal are not entertaining offers for their highly-rated youth product. The club are in ongoing talks to extend Smith Rowe's current contract, which expires in June 2023, and the Arsenal hierarchy remain hopeful he will sign a new contract.
Bayern Munich did some nice things in the first half and some some good ideas. Precision was lacking, though. The veterans making their first appearance all looked pretty rusty.
Aston Villa announced on Saturday they had agreed a deal with Bayer Leverkusen for Leon Bailey as England's Jack Grealish has reportedly been the subject of an offer from Manchester City....