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Arsenal plan new bid for Leeds winger Raphinha

Arsenal are ready to make a new bid for Leeds United winger Raphinha next week.

The Athletic says Arsenal are considered 'firm favourites' to sign the 25-year-old among the clubs chasing him and will step up their pursuit next week.

The Gunners have have an opening bid of £65m rejected by Leeds.

It is claimed that Mikel Arteta and co will increase their offer and hold talks with Raphinha's representatives, while the player is reportedly open to moving to the Emirates Stadium.

Raphinha contributed 11 goals and three assists as Leeds narrowly avoided relegation from the Premier League last season.

He has a deal at Elland Road to 2024.

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