With David Luiz’s potential move to Arsenal inching closer, it appears that the Gunners’ centre-back shortage problem could soon been solved, yet Daniele Rugani continues to be linked.
#AFC have a draft agreement with Juve over a two-year loan deal with a mandatory purchase for Rugani. A meeting around lunchtime in Milano to close the deal. Clubs in a race against the clock [Sportitalia]
— Arsènic™ (@MrArsenicTM) August 8, 2019
According to Sportitalia via Football Italia, the Gunners have agreed personal terms with the Juventus centre-back and that a ‘draft agreement’ has been reached between the two clubs that will see Rugani head to the north London side on an initial two-year loan deal worth a reported €40m (£36.83m).
With Sky Sports earlier reporting via the Daily Cannon that defender Shkodran Mustafi could be on his way out to France, Arsenal fans have been quick to link the two stories together.
Supporters took to social media to praise the potential plot from the Gunners to bring in Rugani and allow the German defender to leave.
Here is what some Arsenal fans had to say on Twitter…
This must mean Mustafi is leaving?
— (@khado1096) August 8, 2019
There’s a story Mustafi could be leaving today. Guess it would make sense if he leaves
— Michael Russell (@michael_russ84) August 8, 2019
It means that Mustafi on his way out?
— Attila Takos (@atakos22) August 8, 2019
If we are getting 2 CBS for sure Mustafi or Chambers are leaving
— Gunners1886 (@sephiroth_15) August 8, 2019
If we getting Luiz on the cheap we could also get Rugani…Not bad even if Mustafi stays we need bodies
— Dr.Ludwig ♠️ (@shizzleifeanyi) August 8, 2019
Cause Mustafi is going, no point bring 1 CB in and then selling 1
— Jasi (@LuckySinclair) August 8, 2019
Rugani in Mustafi out
— Hassan Cisse (@HassanCisse_) August 8, 2019
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