Arsenal are reportedly showing interest in signing Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot. The midfielder was also close to joining Manchester United.
However, both parties could not agree on personal terms in the summer. Therefore, Juventus will try to sell him again in January.
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According to reports, Arsenal are showing interest in signing Adrien Rabiot. The midfielder’s contract at Juventus is ending in the summer of next season. He has also rejected multiple approaches from the Italian giants to sign a contract extension. Hence, Juventus are ready to sell him for a cut price. The report also claims that the Gunners can sign for as little as 8.75 million.
However, the biggest problem will have to be agreeing on personal terms with his agent. The midfielder’s agent is his mother. Manchester United agreed on a fee with Juventus in the summer. However, they failed to agree on personal terms due to his demand for high wages. Hence, Arsenal will have to be careful with the potential transfer.
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Arsenal fans will have to take this report with a pinch of salt. This is because a number of reports have claimed that they are also interested in signing Manuel Locatelli and Dusan Vlahovic. However, both reports were immediately rejected as baseless rumors. Hence, the Gunners fans must be careful with the rumors of signing the French midfielder.
The report also claims that Liverpool are also monitoring the situation. However, with the recent developments, it is hard to see that the Reds will make a signing in January. Although, the main point is Arsenal need to sign a midfielder. They have Albert Sambi Lokonga, Xhaka, and Partey as the main options for the central midfield. Hence, they need to sign a midfielder for more squad depth in January.
Arsenal also have Odegaard and Fabio Viera as options. However, they prefer to play as an attacking midfielders. Whereas, Mohammed Elneny prefers to play as a defensive midfielder. Therefore, they need to sign a complete midfielder package.
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