Arsenal transfer target Nicolo Zaniolo reportedly wants to leave AS Roma as soon as possible in the January transfer window. Therefore, it looks like contract talks have broken down between both sides.
However, Newcastle United and Tottenham are also leading the race for his signature. The Italian attacking midfielder reportedly prefers a move to one of the top Premier League sides.
ARSENAL AND NICOLO ZANIOLO TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY 4
According to transfer guru Fabrizio Romano, Arsenal target Nicolo Zaniolo wants to leave AS Roma in the January transfer window. He has also claimed that contract talks have broken down. Hence, his agent is working very hard for his client to find a move to the Premier League. A report also claims that the Italian attacking midfielder prefers a move to one of the top Premier League clubs. Hence, his agent has also offered Zaniolo’s services to the Gunners.
Therefore, Mikel Arteta will surely keep an eye on his situation. Zaniolo is very fast and strong in the attacking third. Hence, it looks like Arsenal have the potential to sign someone with a different ability in the attacking areas. He is also a very important part of the Roma team that won the UEFA conference league last year. Hence, Jose Mourinho wanted to secure his future. However, they will now have to sell for the right price. The report also claims that Roma are demanding at least a fee of 40 million to sell him in the January transfer window.
TOTTENHAM ARE LEADING THE RACE FOR HIS SIGNATURE
According to multiple reports, Tottenham are leading the race for his signature. The report also claims that the Spurs tried to sign him in the last summer transfer window. However, they failed to agree on a fee with AS Roma. Hence, they will hope to make a good bid in January to seal the deal. The agent is also in regular contact with Spurs. However, there is a chance that Arsenal can certainly take the lead in the race for his signature. This is because of their attacking style under Mikel Arteta.
A number of players from other clubs have praised the attacking style of football played by the Gunners under Mikel Arteta. The current top position in the Premier League is also helping them attract players. Hence, a number of agents of the top players are happy to see their clients transfer to the Premier League giants. Arsenal are also now very clear with their signing of new players in the January transfer window. Manager Mikel Arteta makes the final decision of sanctioning the potential transfer after the fee is agreed upon.
Hence, it is sure that Nicolo Zaniolo is one of the players on the list for Arsenal in the January transfer window. The Gunners are also hoping to sign young right-back Ivan Fresneda from Real Valladolid. However, they will have to sell Cedric to make a place for him in the squad. Therefore, it looks the Gunners will have a very busy final days of the January transfer window.
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