Chelsea offer for Neymar reaches £ 30 million
Roman Abramovich has made Neymar, 19, one of three key transfer targets this summer - the others being Luka Modric and Alexis Sanchez.
It was claimed in Italy That Chelsea have lodged a formal offer is worth around £ 30m, with wages of £ 70,000-per-week.
Neymar, Who Will play for Brazil at this summer's Copa America, has said he Would prefer to stay in Brazil for another season before moving to Europe.
Arsenal face competition from Tottenham and Manchester City for the signing of Lille's Ivorian striker Gervinho. Lille claim They have already turned down an offer from Tottenham worth £ 10m for the Ivorian striker.
Tottenham Had a similar offer for Fulham striker Moussa Dembele turned down last week and Also Had an offer for the Brazilian international Damião refused by Internacional, though They hope to succeed with an improved bid.