Arsenal are engaged on a deal to signal Palmeiras midfielder Danilo (Getty)
Arsenal have submitted a £20 million provide for Palmeiras midfielder Danilo, in response to reviews in Brazil.
Mikel Arteta is eager to strengthen his choices in central midfield earlier than the summer season switch window closes at 11pm on Thursday.
Accidents to Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny have heightened Arsenal’s need to herald a brand new midfielder earlier than the deadline and it seems the Gunners’ technical director Edu has turned to the Brazilian market as soon as once more.
In keeping with Goal Brazil, Arsenal have tabled a £20m bid for Danilo, nevertheless, Palmeiras are able to reject the provide as they need a considerably greater payment for the 21-year-old.
Talking in Might, Palmeiras president Leila Pereira was adamant that Danilo wouldn’t be bought, whereas the Brazilian membership are additionally protected by a €100 million (£86.2m) launch clause in his contract, which runs till 2026.
Danilo has made 43 appearances for Palmeiras this 12 months, scoring seven targets and registering three assists.
Danilo is thought to be top-of-the-line younger midfielders in Brazil (Getty)
Arsenal nonetheless have the choice to push for a deal for Youri Tielemans earlier than the switch deadline, with Leicester Metropolis asking for £25m for the midfielder who has entered the ultimate 12 months of his contract.
The Gunners also made an enquiry for Paris Saint-Germain’s Leandro Paredes, however the Argentina worldwide is now on the verge of signing for Juventus.
Reviews in France have additionally claimed that Arsenal explored the opportunity of signing Idrissa Gueye, however the PSG midfielder has agreed to return to Everton.
Arsenal are additionally wanting to herald a brand new attacker earlier than Thursday’s deadline and Pedro Neto is their high goal.
However Wolves are holding out for a £50m switch payment for the 22-year-old.
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