Transfer gossip: Benrahma again touted for Arsenal move

Some of the latest transfer speculation involving Brentford….

Brentford: Said Benrahma

There continues to be speculation over the future of Said Benrahma.

West Ham are keen on the Brentford star, who has also been linked with the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal.

Now The Sun and Express have picked up on a story by claiming that Arsenal are ready to pay £25m for Benrahma.

Arsenal also linked with Raya

Brentford goalkeeper David Raya has also been linked with a potential move to Arsenal. 

The Athletic say Raya has been identified by the Gunners as a possible replacement for Emiliano Martinez, who has been tipped to leave the north London club.

Villa ‘ready to pay Watkins £70k a week’

Brentford striker Ollie Watkins

The Sun claim Aston Villa are willing to pay Ollie Watkins £70,000 a week.

West London Sport have previously revealed interest in Brentford forward Watkins from Villa, Crystal Palace, West Brom and, more recently, Fulham.

Villa’s former Brentford boss Dean Smith would like to snap up Watkins this summer.

And The Sun claim the Villa hierarchy have told him they are prepared to offer Watkins a huge wage in order to see off rival clubs.

Speculation over Henry’s future too

Leeds United, Aston Villa and Brighton all want Brentford left-back Rico Henry, again according to The Sun.

The newspaper say Brighton are considering a move for Henry but face competition from both Leeds and Villa.

West London Sport recently revealed that West Brom are interested in Henry and Watkins.