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Gabriel Jesus could have doubled his salary to join the Gunners but Real Madrid are winning the race for Aurelian Tchoumeni.
Arsenal will offer Jesus £190,000 a week and bonus, compared to his £110k weekly salary for Manchester City.
Etihad chiefs plan talks with the striker when he returns from Brazil duty in the next few days.
Arsenal face competition from Italy and Spain for the 25-year-old, but have already spoken with their agent Marcelo Petinati.
Meanwhile, the Gunners, Chelsea and Liverpool reportedly face disappointment as Monaco midfield man Aurelian Tchoumeni is expected to join Real Madrid.
The France star, 22, is reportedly close to a huge sum of money for the newly-crowned European champion.
Barcelona have reportedly offered Arsenal and Tottenham a chance to borrow centre-back Clement Lenglet.
And Monaco is set to launch a mega-offer for alleged Gunners target Yves Bisouma.
Brighton are said to want £50m for the former Lille midfielder, who is also interested in Aston Villa.
In the end, 31-year-old outgoing striker Alexandre Lacazette says playing for Arsenal was a “dream come true”.