Arsenal here inside the Football Transfer Tavern are looking over to the bar as the landlord shows them an article from the Standard, which claims the Gunners have opened talks with Velez Sarfield to sign Argentine youngster Maxi Romero.
Romero, 16, is regarded as the next Lionel Messi to emerge from Argentina and it looks like Arsene Wenger will complete a deal for the teenager in the summer.
The fee that is being touted is £4.5 million, a sum of money that would undoubtedly be a minimal price for someone who has the potential to become the next Messi.
Velez Sarfield president Raul Gamez has confirmed that the Gunners have submitted a bid for the youngster.
“Arsenal have made a big offer for Maxi Romero,” said president Raul Gamez.
“I don’t want to talk figures just yet but it’s a big offer.”
A plethora of Arsenal fans here inside the Football Transfer Tavern are feeling very excited about the potential deal, with many of them dreaming he will turn into the next big thing in world football.