A number of Arsenal fans have taken to Twitter to react to reports from the Daily Mirror over the weekend which suggested that the Gunners are interested in Donyell Malen.
Malen is no stranger to North London. The PSV Eindhoven star spent two years on the books at the Emirates, before returning to the Eredivisie in a £500,000 move in 2017.
The youngster however, has made an outstanding start to this campaign. He has scored 11 goals in 13 games in all competitions, including five against Vitesse earlier this month.
The Mirror reports that Arsenal are now looking at bringing Malen back to the Premier League, but they are one of around 45 clubs interested in signing the 20-year-old.
And the report adds that PSV want £50 million for the forward, meaning that Arsenal would have to pay 100 times what they sold him for to get him back.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, there are plenty of Arsenal fans expressing their scepticism about the reports, believing that it is unlikely that he is actually on Unai Emery’s radar.
Meanwhile, a number of supporters have suggested that he is not the player that the Gunners need. They have one of the most exciting attacking units in the division, so some fans are imploring the club to focus on strengthening their defensive ranks instead.
Here is what some of the Arsenal fans make of the reports…
Don’t need him got nketiah
— Lacazette SZN (@GoonerDaniel) September 22, 2019
Let’s sort out our defence first. We already have amazing strikers.
— Dast Vidrom (@Samtidigt11) September 22, 2019
Let’s be honest a few decent performances and everyone gets carried away I doubt we’ll miss him and he won’t end up at a top club
— faizanhamid (@faizan_hamid17) September 22, 2019
Joke headline, however shows why clubs like Madrid sell young players with a buy back clause ensuring they never pay market price…and this would be a prime example.
— JohnMadrid (@jwmadrid) September 22, 2019
Forget it, I rate him but whats the point of selling him for cheap then buying him for 50M 🤦🏾♂️
— That1Guy👑🇨🇩 (@Osowxvy) September 21, 2019
Yes! That’ll help the back line!
— Jeff Fludder (@JFludd85) September 22, 2019
We should monitor all possible ways to strengthen our defence, not our offence.
— LadyInRed (@Lady_1n_Red) September 22, 2019