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Arsenal Reach Agreed With Fiorentina Over Vlahovic Deal
Arsenal have reportedly reach agreement with Fiorentina over Dusan Vlahovic transfer deal, but the player and his agent’s position is still unknown at this time.
Last week, several British media including The Mirror claimed, Mikel Arteta’s side submit improved Player-plus-cash offer for Dusan Vlahovic.
The reports explain in details that, the Gunners included Lucas Torreira as part of a potential deal for the 21-year-old, who has scored 23 goals in 19 games this season.
However, reports from Italy this evening claimed there’s overall agreement between Arsenal and Fiorentina for the transfer of Dusan Vlahovic but the player and his agent yet to final decision regarding the situation.
Arsenal Received Huge Blow On Arthur Melo Pursuing
Arsenal have received huge blow in pursuing of Arthur Melo, with the Juventus reportedly prefer permanent deal rather than loan.
The Gunners are in market for a new midfielder and Arthur, who joined the Italian giants from Barcelona last summer, wanted by Mikel Arteta at Emirates.
In order to get the deal done, club chiefs are held talk with Juve over a possibility of loan deal, but according to Tuttomercatoweb, via Sport Witness, Old Lady prefer permanent deal.
The reports explain in details that ‘negotiations have now stalled’, with the Gunners’ methods of discussing a deal with Juventus not convincing the Italian club.
Juve are said to not be keen on loaning Arthur and would rather a permanent deal for the Brazil international.
Arsenal urged to sign Adama Traore
Arsenal have been told to go and beat Tottenham to the signing of Wolves winger Adama Traore this month by Martin Keown.
Speaking on BBC Final Score over the weekend, Keown urged his former club to beat Spurs in their attempts to sign the Spaniard.
He said: ‘I feel Traore is awesome at times and just for once, we have the satisfaction of seeing it. It’s a lovely finish from him. I’d sign him if I was a manager. Arsenal – get in and buy him.’
Arsenal have reportedly opened talks with Atletico Mineiro over a move for Diego Costa with the former Blues forward keen on make a return to Europe.
The Gunners are keen to strengthen their squad this month with addition of striker and midfielder due to their lack of depth at the position.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been frozen out by Mikel Arteta after he was stripped of the captaincy and will likely leave the club sooner rather than later.
Eddie Nketiah and Alexandre Lacazette will become free agent at the end of the season and talks over contract extension with the club remains doubt.
As a result of that Mikel Arteta’s side are willing to break the bank to find a new talisman this month, despite January is notoriously hard window to do business.
Dusan Vlahovic is Arsenal number one target, but the Serbia international yet to make final decision on his future despite the Gunners willing to break the bank on him.
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As a result of that, Arsenal have identified former Chelsea striker Diego Costa as alternative, if a deal for the Serbian does not materialise.
According to Goal in Brazil, Mikel Arteta’s men have made an “informal consultation” with Atletico Mineiro over a deal for Diego Costa, who scored 58 goals in 120 appearances in all competitions over three seasons at Stamford Bridge.
The reports explain in details that there has been no official bid from Arsenal as Corinthians and Sao Paulo have also been linked with the ex-Atletico Madrid player.