Arsenal are weighing up a bid for wantaway Leeds United star Raphinha.
The Brazil worldwide performed a decisive function in the Yorkshire club’s finally successful battle against relegation, and scored a penalty in the essential final day win in excess of Brentford which cemented their prime flight standing.
Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool have all been credited with an desire in the proficient winger, but Barcelona are mentioned to be the 25-calendar year-old’s desire.
The Catalan giants are, even so, in a perilous financial placement, although the windfall they seem significantly very likely to get from the transfer of Frenkie de Jong to Untied could improve their likelihood of signing Raphinha.
Arsenal are established to greatly enhance their attacking choices this summer after they had been compelled to count intensely on Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe to shoulder the goalscoring stress from huge positions very last phrase.
Specialized director Edu boasts an superb document in signing Brazilian players owning overseen bargains that introduced the likes of Gabriel Magalhaes, Gabriel Martinellie and Willian to the Emirates.
The former Arsenal midfielder is also playing a lead job in the negotiations with the reps of Gabriel Jesus and appears to have concluded the transfer of Sao Paulo winger Marquinhos.
Jesus represents Arsenal’s No.1 precedence this summer, but Raphinha, in accordance to The Telegraph, has been extra to their record of targets as Mikel Arteta aims to build a squad that will have to contend with European football subsequent season.
Raphinha joined Leeds from Rennes in Oct 2020, in a deal really worth close to £17 million. He scored an spectacular 11 objectives in 35 league appearances past time period.