Brentford bid £26m for Fiorentina and Argentina striker Nico Gonzalez and remain in the hunt for Nottingham Forest forward Brennan Johnson despite Tottenham interest
- Brentford have made a £26m offer to Fiorentina for striker Nico Gonzalez
- He contributed 14 goals and five assists in 42 appearances last season
- The Bees remain in contention for Brennan Johnson at Nottingham Forest
Brentford have made a £26million offer to Fiorentina for Argentina striker Nico Gonzalez.
The Bees remain in contention for Brennan Johnson at Nottingham Forest but Tottenham are considered favourites.
Brentford have made a move for the 25-year-old Argentina international, who was forced to miss the 2022 World Cup in Qatar due to injury.
The 25-year-old contributed 14 goals and five assists in 42 appearances for the Viola last season.
His contract at the Stadio Artemio Franchi runs to June 2026 and he was signed from VfB Stuttgart in the summer of 2021 for €24.5m plus bonuses.
Brentford have made a £26m offer to Fiorentina for Argentina striker Nico Gonzalez
The 25-year-old was part of the Fiorentina side beaten by West Ham in the Europa Conference League final
Fiorentina are in the process of revamping their strike force.
Arthur Cabral is heading to Benfica, with Luka Jovic and Christian Kouame also on the market.
The Serie A side are close to signing Lucas Beltran from River Plate and M’Bala Nzola from Spezia.
Brentford have reached a £30m agreement with Arsenal for goalkeeper David Raya as the player prepares to become Mikel Arteta’s next star signing.
The Spaniard has already agreed personal terms with Arsenal and is set to undergo his medical with the club this week ahead of being unveiled as a new player.
A deal is expected to be confirmed between the two clubs, with Raya set to sign a five-year contract until 2028.
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