Upamecano has decided not to renew his contract. Arsenal remain interested in the French centre-back. [
Upamecano's contract expires in 2021. He will be available for a fee of £50.4m this summer.
Liverpool, Bayern Munich and Manchester United are monitoring Bukayo Saka. He has entered the final 18 months of his current £3,000-per-week deal. Arsenal are trying to extend his contract. [
Brazil national team coordinator Juninho Paulista was sent by the Brazil manager Tite to London to meet Gabriel Martinelli. Tite wants Martinelli in the first-team. [
Health authorities in China’s Hubei province – the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic – reported on Thursday 14,840 new confirmed cases, almost 10 times the number reported a day earlier, and new deaths attributable to the contagion rose to 242, more than double on the day.
This brings the totals announced by the province’s health commission to 48,206 and 1,310, respectively, as of Wednesday.