Arsenal check water over shock deal for ex-Chelsea striker Diego Costa as potential Arteta answer

Arsenal have made a casual strategy over the supply of former Chelsea striker Diego Costa, in accordance with a report.

The Gunners are on the lookout for a brand new striker to beef up their ranks both in January or the summer season. Whereas they’ve the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Eddie Nketiah and Alexandre Lacazette, their ranks may quickly dwindle.

Certainly, Aubameyang stays frozen out and Lacazette and Nketiah are within the closing yr of their contracts.

Speak of a transfer for Fiorentina’s Dusan Vlahovic has ramped up considerably in latest days. However, a deal for the Serbian this month will reportedly value £150million and the Gunners will face important competitors for him in the summertime.

As such, Goal in Brazil has claimed that Arsenal have examined the water over doubtlessly bringing Costa again to the Premier League.

The Gunners have made an ‘casual session’ to seek out out concerning the participant’s plans.

Costa has not too long ago terminated his contract with Brazilian membership Atletico Mineiro. The 33-year-old moved there in August 2021 after leaving Atletico Madrid final January.

Earlier than then, he starred at Chelsea for 4 years, successful two Premier League titles. Certainly, he scored 58 targets in 120 video games for the Blues between 2014 and 2018.

Costa netted 4 instances in 15 Brazilian Serie A video games for Atletico Mineiro. Nonetheless, he terminated his contract there earlier this month and is presently on vacation in Spain.

Arsenal haven’t made an official proposal for Costa but, however they’re maintaining a tally of his scenario.

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Corinthians are additionally loosely contemplating a transfer to deliver him again to Brazil, however no membership have made a concrete transfer but.

Spanish facet Cadiz are in reality the one staff to have made a agency transfer. Nonetheless, their provide didn’t persuade Costa.

Arsenal additionally need midfielder deal

Arthur Melo, August 2020

In addition to a brand new striker, Arsenal are additionally a deal for a midfielder.

Accidents and coronavirus have affected Gunners boss Mikel Arteta’s ranks, whereas Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny are on the Africa Cup of Nations.

What’s extra, Granit Xhaka didn’t assist the membership together with his straight purple card in opposition to Liverpool on Thursday.

As such, Arsenal have Juventus’ Arthur Melo and Bruno Guimaraes of Lyon on their radar.

In keeping with the most recent Euro Paper Speak, Arthur is trying to push for a mortgage transfer to north London.


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