Arsenal are linked with Ibrahima Bamba’s agent and is in London to discuss a potential January move

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Arsenal linked Ibrahima Bamba’s agent is in London to discuss a potential January move. Hence, it is clear that the Gunners have not agreed on a fee for the midfielder.

However, the scouts of the Premier League giants have kept an eye on him. Therefore, it looks like the Gunners could also make a move in the next summer transfer window.


According to reports, the agent of Arsenal linked Ibrahima Bamba is in London to discuss a potential January move with interested clubs. The report also claims that he could also hold talks with the Gunners. However, the talks do not mean that the Gunners will certainly make a bid for the Italian midfielder. The agent also plans to have talks with the other Premier League clubs. It is because the agent thinks that Ibrahima Bamba is ready to play in the Premier League.

Hence, he is traveling to London to get interested from Arsenal and the other clubs. A number of these clubs have also held scouted the young Italian midfielder. Hence, a number of clubs are already familiar with his strengths and weakness. A number of top Premier League clubs are now focusing on signing young players from unknown leagues. They are also to reduce their average age in the squad. Hence, it looks like the Gunners are also focusing on the same.


Arsenal have a brilliant midfield of Thomas Partey, Granit Xhaka, and Martin Odegaard. However, Partey and Xhaka are already near the wrong side of the 30s. Hence, in some matches, the young players may dominate them with speed. The Gunners also have Mohamed Elneny and Albert Sambi Lokonga in the midfield options. However, Elneny is also struggling with age and injuries. Whereas, Mikel Arteta reportedly does not trust the ability of Albert Sambi Lokonga.

Hence, Arsenal scouts in the upcoming season will have to focus on signing young and talented midfielders. However, they will also certainly keep Partey and Xhaka with the team. Both of the players are currently very important for Mikel Arteta to implement his style of play. Hence, the experienced midfielder will certainly help develop the potential young midfield signings. A club needs to have a perfect blend of experienced and young players in the squad to challenge for titles.

Therefore, Arsenal certainly keeps an eye on the situation of Ibrahima Bamba. A report also claims that the midfielder has a 27 million release clause in his Vitoria de Guimaraes contract. Hence, they will have to sell him if a club matches the 27 million price tag. However, the activating of his release clause is looking currently unlikely.

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