Arsenal fans have not had much luck with their transfer dealings this month. Unai Emery has been unable to bring in anyone so far, however, according to reliable journalist David Ornstein, the Gunners could be set to welcome Ivan Perisic on-loan with an option to buy for £35 million in the summer.
Wow always been a big fan of Perisic. Issue is he is 29. But he’ll give us a couple of good years at least. 35m seems a bit too high still.
— LTArsenal (@ltarsenal) 26 January 2019
The Gunners love the idea of bringing in Perisic despite the fact he’s getting on a bit now at 29-years-old. The experienced winger is currently at Inter Milan and whilst he’s been impressive everywhere he’s been in his career, the Italian side are apparently open to letting him go, with the Premier League a destination that the majority of European players are all desperate to play in.
Perisic knows what it’s like to play against English opposition though, his Inter Milan side came up against Tottenham in the Champions League and he was one of the goalscorers for Croatia against England at the World Cup in the semi-finals. However, a stumbling point could be the fee in summer, as spending £35 million on a player who will be 30 by the time he signs permanently can’t be looked at as great business.
You can read the Gunners’ thoughts on Perisic here:
Strong technical experienced winger. I would take him in a heartbeat. Remember we have Nelson coming back in the summer, and I think he will be given more game time.
— j.hst (@EnglishMan98) January 26, 2019
We need quality now. I’d take him all day he’s quality top player
— M (@M0Gunner) January 26, 2019
Big man.. but thats what u need to pay.. if u want some kind of experience quality..
— Igor Music (@Liberoking07) January 26, 2019
With the current market prices this is a steal
— #MerciArsene #OneArseneWenger (@MinionGooner) January 26, 2019
Same was said about Auba, even if our defence is injured getting a good player is never a bad thing. Could even play CAM for a few years if Ozil is leaving
— Joe Kemp (@TheJoeBomb) January 26, 2019
Nah he’s still got it for another 3 seasons
— Hamza Berqia (@HammmyB) 26 January 2019
Finally a top class we're going after, classy player
— Ryan (@osakapower_) January 26, 2019
The Arsenal fans love the idea of bringing in Perisic in this month and the Croatian is certainly someone who would improve their current squad.
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