Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern have seen their attention caught by an agent’s comments, which have suggested their manager is keen on making an exciting transfers.
The Gooners at the bar have been frustrated to see just three signings made in the past three windows, one in each, but the latest reports seems to indicate that Arsene Wenger and the club tried to complete further deals.
The Daily Express quotes the agent of Napoli star Jorginho, Joao Santos, as confirming that Arsenal are interested in his client- but face competition from Real Madrid.
“Interest from Arsenal? It’s true. After the game against Palermo (last Sunday), compliments arrived from Real Madrid as well. Only compliments, nothing more. But it’s pleasing to receive expressions of respect from one of the most prestigious clubs in the world.”
Arsenal are likely to move for midfielders this summer, with Mikel Arteta, Mathieu Flamini and Tomas Rosicky all set to leave upon the expiration of their contracts.
Gooners, would Jorginho be a good signing? Let us know in the comments below!