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Arsenal Made Approach About Sign Vlahovic From Fiorentina
According to Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Arsenal have a productive talks with Fiorentina over potential signing of Dusan Vlahovic in upcoming winter window but the agent of the player refused to take the call of the Gunners chief.
Vlahovic, 21, has established himself as one of the best youngest frontman, with the Serbia international netted 21 goals for Fiorentina in Serie A last season, before adding a further 12 goals in in 14 games in all competitions so far this term.
His energetic intelligent and handsomely display attracted interest from top club’s across the European, with Tottenham Hotspur, Atletico Madrid reportedly submitted offered for him in current closed summer transfer window but the deal failed due to materialism.
Vlahovic current deal with the Italian giants expires in 2023, and the Viola have already confirmed that the 21-year-old will not be signing a contract extension, with lead to his potential exit from the club ahead of January transfer window.
The Italian giants have ready to sell him in January or next summer if they are to get a fee for their star player, and are reportedly ready to listen to offers in the region of £59.5m.
Two weeks ago, Arsenal have expressed interest in signing the Serbia international by made an approach to Fiorentina, but the player agent refused to take Gunners call.
According to Fabrizio Romano, the Serbia international will not be moving to Arsenal and his team have stopped taking calls from the north London club.
‘Arsenal are more than interested, they approached Fiorentina two weeks ago about the price and everything but the player is not interested,’ he said on Rio Ferdinand Presents FIVE.
‘I’m told that his agents are not answering Arsenal’s calls.
‘He doesn’t want to answer to Arsenal at the moment.’.
Arsenal ready to launch a bid for 18-year-old attacker
Arsenal have reportedly prepare to launch a bid for Romanian wonderkid Ianis Stoica, with Mikel Arteta keen on add the starlet to his attacking options ahead of second of the season.
The 18-year-old winger has had a remarkable start to the season, netted six goals and contributed two assists in all competitions so far for Steaua Bucharest.
Arsenal’s scouts are said to have been monitoring him for the past two months and are now ready to travel to Romania next year to negotiate a deal.
Stoica looks ready to go into the Arsenal first-team straight away and have a positive impact, with the Gunners still lacking a bit of spark up front.
Nicolas Pepe has been a big disappointment for the Gunners, with his future in some doubt ahead of the January transfer window.
It may well be that we’ll see Pepe move on and Stoica come in as his replacement at the Emirates Stadium.
Some Arsenal fans will no doubt want a player with more experience, but Stoica looks like he has a big future in the game so may be worth swooping for now, before other big clubs take notice.
Bernd Leno will remains at Emirates beyond January transfer window
Mikel Arteta has no intention of letting Bernd Leno leave in January, despite the German’s ambition to make his country’s 2022 World Cup squad.
The German lost his place in the Gunners’ starting XI to Aaron Ramsdale in September following a string of poor performances in the Premier League in August.
He’s not featured in the league since and is understandably frustrated by a lack of game time but Arsenal plan to hold onto him until at least the summer.
According to Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Mikel Arteta is interesting in working again with Raheem Sterling, who City keen on sell for more than £50million.
The Englishman who established himself as one of the best forward in the Premier League, has been strongly linked with a move to Emirates in recent months, with Gunners boss Mikel Arteta keen on bring him to the north London club.
During the Spanish coach time at Etihad, Sterling and Arsenal boss had an excellent relationship, with resulting of his subsequently linked with a move to Emirates after struggled in term of playing time this season.
The England international has made just three starts in the Premier League this season, despite showcased series of impressive display at the European Championships last summer.
Sterling has been monitoring by Barcelona and Arsenal but according to Italian transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Mikel Arteta is interesting in working with Englishman at Emirates.
According to -Fabrizio Romano: Raheem Sterling is a player Mikel Arteta loves. Man City want more than 50M. European football is the key. Not easy, but thinks Arsenal have a chance.