Arsenal transfer news: Gunners could move for Rafael Leao after Chelsea interest
Arsenal are once against searching for a forward in January after missing out on their number one target.
Losing Gabriel Jesus to injury at the World Cup has forced Arsenal to look for new recruits.
Eddie Nketiah has stepped up brilliantly in his place, but they’re currently short of quality cover.
However, Arsenal need more cover if they’re hoping to keep their title hopes alive.
The 23-year-old has previously said that he likes Arsenal, and now a move could be on the cards.
Arsenal could move for Leao
Rafael Leao’s current contract at Milan ends in 2024, and so far, negotiations have been difficult.
90min reported last month that Leao had rejected the Italian club’s first contract offer.
The ‘electric’ winger shone for Portugal at the World Cup in Qatar last month.
He scored twice for his country before they were eliminated by Morocco in the quarter-finals.
As the Daily Mail states, Leao has been one of the many players on Todd Boehly’s radar at Chelsea.
After they gazumped Arsenal in their pursuit of Mudryk, Arsenal fans would love to get one over on Chelsea.
If Arsenal could move for Leao after of their London rivals this month, it would be a very welcome move.
The winger is exciting to watch and very direct, but may need some time to adapt to Mikel Arteta’s system.
With his future in Italy up in the air, Milan could be tempted to cut their losses and sell Leao if the right offer comes in.
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