Arsenal have reportedly entered the race to sign Bayern Munich midfielder and Liverpool transfer target Thiago Alcantara this summer.
According to the Daily Mail (relayed via @LFCTransferRoom), the Gunners have enquired about the Spaniard’s services as they look to bolster their midfield options ahead of the 2020/21 season. However, Bayern’s reported £23m asking price is viewed as too high for Mikel Arteta’s side, who are hoping to see this amount lowered.
Will Thiago be a Liverpool player next season?
The playmaker’s success in the Champions League has made him a talking point among English clubs, it seems, but many Liverpool fans aren’t concerned over Arsenal’s interest in their top summer target.
One Kopite has labelled the Gunners as a ‘banter club’ following their difficult season in the Premier League last time out, when they finished eighth. Another has told them to ‘know your place’ as they clearly feel that a Champions League winner would not want to compete in the Europa League next term.
Read more replies from the Anfield faithful here:
He’s won the league every season for something like 9 years in a row. I can’t see him answering the phone to a mid table club, never mind going there
— iHyypia (@iHyypia) August 23, 2020
So Thiago also has interest from Liverpool, Man City and PSG. But he would downgrade to Arsenal…. Know your place Arsenal 😂😂😂
— TonySoprano (@TonySop60754145) August 23, 2020
He would rather just stay at Bayern then go to Arsenal.
— Hammaad (@HammaadM3) August 23, 2020
it’s not happening, so many reliable journalists have said it’s liverpool only so why would he join an 8th place banter club
— Hamzah 🇧🇷 (@lfcburger) August 23, 2020
ARSENAL JAHAHAHA pic.twitter.com/DZqOgPHqyP
— Dr. Reich 🌐 #PLCHAMP19NS🏆 (@General_PutinX) August 23, 2020
Why would he downgrade from winning the UCL to playing Europa League football?
— sT33LyDK (@ozzymz1245) August 24, 2020
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