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Arsenal Received Huge Boost In Pursuit Of Vlahovic
Arsenal have received huge boost in pursuing of Dusan Vlahovic, with the asking price of Serbia international set to drop next summer.
Vlahovic, 21, has been strongly linked with a move to Emirates in recent months, after established himself as one of the best youngest frontman in the world of football.
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 stellar performances attracted interest from top club’s across Europe with Arsenal become latest club made enquiries about sign him in upcoming winter window after refused to extend his deal with Serie A giant.
Earlier this month, reports in Italy have confirmed that the Gunners made an approach to Fiorentina, but the player agent refused to take the club chief call.
And despite his agent yet to answer Arsenal call, the reports in Italy suggested that, there’s hope for the London club in pursuing of Serbia international.
Fiorentina, believed want an offers of £59.5m on 21-year-old frontman, but latest report in Italy, have confirmed that the price of Serbia international is set to drop next summer.
As per Corriere della Sera, his price could potentially be as low as €40m (£33,9m) which would make a deal certainly more affordable for the Gunners should they attempt to make a move.
Arsenal lodge bid for Ianis Stoica
Arsenal have reportedly submitted a bid for FCSB winger Ianis Stoica, who labelled as next ‘Kylian Mbappe’.
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.
The Gunners scouts have been monitoring him for the past two months and are now lodged a bid him ahead of upcoming winter transfer window.
According to FCSB owner, Mikel Arteta’s side are submitted a suitable offer for the club exciting prospect, who is versatile in attacking role.
Speaking to as.ro, Gigi Becali said: ‘I currently have 7.5 million euros (offer) for Ianis Stoica. And I want 10 million plus 20% (from a future transfer).’
He then confirmed the bid was from the Gunners.
Arsenal consider Nicolas Pepe sale
Arsenal are reportedly considering the sale of record signing Nicolas Pepe despite Mikel Arteta saying that he has a future at the club.
According to The Sun, the Gunners have been left unconvinced by the 25-year-old winger and see Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka as more viable options to play.
This term, the Ivorian has played just five minutes in the last five league outings for the London club. As a result of that, his departure in January appeared to be sure with AC Milan and Newcastle United show interest in signing him on a loan, with options of buy next season.
Alexandre Lacazette confirms plan
Arsenal frontman Alexandre Lacazette has confirmed he is looking for a move elsewhere.
The Frenchman who showcased series of impressive display in Arsenal’s attacking options in recent weeks, open the door for his departure at Emirates ahead of upcoming window.
His current deal with the Gunners expires at the end of the season and both parties failed to agree over a new deal, with leads a speculation linked him move away from Emirates.
And ahead of upcoming winter window, the Frenchman has confirmed he is looking for a move elsewhere.
‘Of course, my agents are starting to look to the right and to the left. But not until January, I really want to focus myself on something.
‘And then we will see what is on offer if the challenges are interesting if there are beautiful projects, how they are counting on me…so there are still many questions, I prefer to wait until January to position myself.’