ARSENAL have submitted a club-record bid for Declan Rice, according to reports.
The Gunners had an offer pushed back by West Ham last week.
But according to The Athletic, they have already tabled a second bid worth £90million.
The proposal is said to be £75m with £15m add-ons.
However, West Ham are expected to turn it down.
Rice is Arsenal's priority transfer target this summer.
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The Gunners have been preparing a swoop for the midfielder since January and they are hoping to bring him to North London before the start of pre-season next month.
Personal terms have already been agreed, with Rice understood to be eager to make the switch to the Emirates Stadium.
Manchester City are also interested, but they are yet to bid due to the midfielder's desire to join Arsenal.
The Gunners are also pursuing a deal to sign Kai Havertz from Chelsea.
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The Blues have already rejected a bid for the Germany international, who is keen on the prospect of a move to Arsenal, but they could be tempted to let him go for £60m.
Jurrien Timber is another name on Arteta's transfer wishlist.
Arsenal launched a £30m bid for the defender last week, but Ajax want around £50m.
The Gunners also want to sign Romeo Lavia from Southampton, although the Saints want a club-record fee for the young midfielder.
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