Arsenal reportedly tried to sign Danilo in the summer transfer window

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Arsenal reportedly tried to sign Palmeiras midfielder Danilo. It also claims that the Gunners were ready to spend a good amount of money to sign him.

However, the Brazilian giants have made it clear that the midfielder was not for sale. Although, they will not likely stop him from leaving in the next summer transfer window.


According to reports, Arsenal tried to sign Palmeiras midfielder Danilo. The report also claims that the move for him was made on the deadline day. Hence, the Brazilian club rejected the bid. It also claims that Palmeiras are confident of getting a mega bid in the next summer transfer window for Danilo. A number of reports also claim that the Gunners bid 21 million for him on the deadline day.

However, they rejected the bids. They made bids as Aston Villa rejected the inquires of Arsenal for Douglas Luiz. They made bids to replace the injured Mohamed Elneny. Elneny’s fitness is a concern in this season. Hence, Arsenal will try to sign a new midfielder in the January transfer window. Therefore, Palmeiras should be ready for bids in the January transfer window.


The transfer of Danilo is going to have its own turns and twists. It is because recent reports indicate that Arsenal are yet to bid for the midfielder. However, a number of reports state that the midfielder has agreed on personal terms with the Premier League giants. The reports about his price tag are also having its own twists.

Many reports state that they will only let Danilo leave if someone pays his release clause of an 86million. However, other reports mention that Palmeiras will accept 26million bids for their young midfielder. The technical director of Arsenal Edu Gaspar needs to immediately use his Brazilian market contacts for more information. He is known as the best person familiar with the Brazilian transfer market, especially the wonderkids.

Arsenal have already got big success in the Brazilian transfer market. The examples of success are Gabriel Martinelli and Marquinhos. Both the players arrived for 6m and 3m respectively. However, both the players are now 50m and 20m in the current transfer market.

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