In response to the Unbiased, Arsenal have been supplied the prospect to signal Philippe Coutinho completely for simply £9m, with Matteo Guendouzi heading to Barcelona in the wrong way.
It’s claimed that the Gunners need Guendouzi gone this summer time, the proficient younger central midfielder turned misfit when the Premier League restarted final month together with his erratic and disrespectful behaviour.
The Unbiased’s Miguel Delaney provides that Mikel Arteta’s aspect now appear a more likely vacation spot for Coutinho than north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur.
It’s added that Arsenal’s switch plans this summer time will hinge on whether or not they triumph within the FA Cup ultimate in opposition to Chelsea, as this may grant additional cash to be added to their price range on two fronts – as it can additionally qualify them for the Europa League subsequent season.
The Unbiased add that this deal might be engaging to the Gunners, particularly as an attacking midfielder in Coutinho can be a super choice in the event that they fail to increase Dani Ceballos’ keep.
It’s claimed that Arsenal might discover it troublesome to sanction this player-plus-cash deal as Juventus are additionally eager on a swoop for Guendouzi.
This could in fact be an enormous switch, it might additionally sign simply how unhealthy Barcelona’s signing of Coutinho has turned out to be – the Brazilian was signed from Liverpool for an preliminary price of £105m, with the deal price as much as £142m, as per BBC Sport.
Barcelona have already pulled off one swap deal this summer time with Miralem Pjanic heading to the Camp Nou and Arthur Melo becoming a member of Juventus.