Image source: Arthur Melo Facebook page
In the recent closed January transfer window, Arsenal wanted to sign a new midfielder. The Gunners were linked with Lyons Bruno Guimares who opted to join Premier League side Newcastle United and Juventus star Arthur Melo.
According to reports by Italian news outlet Calciomercato, Arsenal will push to sign Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo this summer after failing to secure his signature in the January transfer window.
Arsenal wanted to sign Arthur Melo on loan in January, the player had even agreed to join Arsenal and it the player's agent Federico Pastorello took a flight to London according to reports by Gazzetta dello Sport.
However, the move did not materialize since Juventus wanted to find a replacement before they could leave the player leave for Arsenal. Juventus were willing to let the Brazilian join Arsenal on an 18-month loan deal.
Other midfielder targets for Arsenal are Houssem Aour of Lyon and Wolves Ruben Neves. Aour could be a better number eight, the role Granit Xhaka is currently playing. The player changed his agent and Arsenal might push to sign him in the summer.
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