Arsenal are reportedly confident of signing Mykhaylo Mudryk in the January transfer window. However, the 85 million mega transfer fee remains an issue for the Gunners.
Chelsea are also ready to pay more than the Gunners for the Ukrainian winger. However, the winger has made it clear he is going to prioritize the move to the Gunners in the January transfer window.
ARSENAL AND MYKHAYLO MUDRYK TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY
According to reports, Arsenal are confident of signing Mykhaylo Mudryk in the January transfer window. The report also claims that the Gunners have already agreed on personal terms with the Ukrainian winger. However, issues remain over his mega transfer fee. The Gunners are not ready to pay 85 million. However, Shakhtar Donetsk are not ready to reduce the fee for the sale of their star player. They are happy to keep him at the club until the end of the season.
Hence, the winger is also trying to convince Shakhtar to accept bids from Arsenal. This is because it is his dream move in the January transfer window. The agent is also pushing for the move. He has also already confirmed that the winger will travel to Turkey with the rest of his Shakhtar teammates for the training camp. Hence, it is clear that he is not a bad influence on the squad. However, things will get awkward if he Mykhaylo Mudryk does not get his desired January move.
CHELSEA ARE ALSO TRYING TO CONVINCE THE UKRAINIAN WINGER
According to reports, Chelsea are also trying to sign Mykhaylo Mudryk ahead of Arsenal. They are also willing to pay more transfer fees than their Premier League rivals. However, they are also not ready to pay the 85 million transfer fee. Although, it looks like Shakhtar Donetsk are having positive discussions with them. The board officials of the Ukrainian club were present in Stamford Bridge against Manchester City. Hence, there is a full possibility that discussions took place before or after the match.
A number of reports also claim that Mykhaylo Mudryk is open to Chelsea ahead of Arsenal. However, sources close to the players are rejecting such suggestions. The winger has still the Gunners move as his priority. It is clear that the winger wants to play under the management of Mikel Arteta in the second half of the season. He has also called Mikel Arteta one of the top managers currently in several interviews. The winger has also said that Arsenal fans comment on his every social media to come to the club.
Hence, it is clear that Arsenal are still ahead of Chelsea for the signature of Mykhaylo Mudryk in the January transfer window. However, they will have to convince Shakhtar Donetsk to reduce their demand of 85 million. The Ukrainian side have already rejected two bids of 50 and 70 million from the Gunners.
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