Arsenal reportedly wants to sign Barcelona winger Raphinha in the January transfer window. However, the La Liga side at least wants 100 million for their summer signing.
Raphinha also would like to stay at Barcelona for his full contract and beyond. However, there is a possibility that the situation could change in the next summer transfer window.
ARSENAL AND RAPHINHA TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY
Arsenal are reportedly showing interest in signing Barcelona winger Raphinha. This interest comes after the Gunners failed to sign Mykhaylo Mudryk in the January transfer window. Hence, they will now reignite their interest in the Brazilian winger. A report also claims that the Premier League giants have asked his agent Deco if he would be interested in a move. However, his agent has not yet responded to the inquiries of the Premier League giants.
Barcelona are going to ask a fee of 100 million for the sale of the Brazilian winger. They are open to selling him in a short time because of their financial situation. Hence, if the Brazilian does not play well this season, the La Liga side will surely view as a saleable asset. Hence, Arsenal are certainly keeping a close eye on the situation of the winger. However, they will have to convince Raphinha to join them because the Brazilian wants to stay at the La Liga club for many years.
THE BRAZILIAN WINGER WANTS TO CONTINUE HIS STAY WITH BARCELONA
Sky Sports have claimed that Arsenal are in communication with Raphinha’s agent over a potential January move. However, reports in Spain tell a completely different story. A number of reports in Spain that Raphinha has no interest in leaving Barcelona. The winger is trying his best to become a future superstar for the La Liga giants. The winger has also said that winning titles with Barcelona is the best thing. Hence, he wants to win more titles with the club.
Therefore, it clearly indicates that Arsenal have a very hard task on their hands to convince Raphinha to join their project. The player was also in talks with them and Chelsea in the last summer transfer window. However, after Barcelona confirmed their interest, there was no chance for the Premier League giants to make him reject Barcelona. Hence, it looks like the La Liga side will have a difficult task in selling the Brazilian winger. Arsenal are also monitoring the situation of Leonardo Trossard as an alternative for Mykhaylo Mudryk.
Hence, it is clear that Arsenal owners and Mikel Arteta were ready with their list after losing Mudryk. Hence, the Gunners will have to start making bids for them because the January transfer window is very short. Therefore, if they cannot agree on a fee for Raphinha, it is best they move to their other transfer targets. The Gunners are also hoping to sign a midfielder in the January transfer window.
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