The north London rivals were both interested in the teenage centre-back but the Gunners had reportedly already agreed a deal with the player
#Tottenham have just outbid #Arsenal for William #Saliba, offering €30m excluding bonuses, which goes above & beyond Sainté’s demands. #ASSE are meeting tomorrow #Tottenham to discuss this situation !
— Mohamed Bouhafsi (@mohamedbouhafsi) July 12, 2019
On Saliba, I'm told that "many things are happening right now" re Tottenham's attempts to hijack the deal. Very uncertain how this pans out.
— Sam Dean (@SamJDean) July 12, 2019