Arsenal fans weren’t best pleased after they were linked with a move for Napoli forward Dries Mertens.
According to Il Mattino (via Napoli Magazine), the Gunners have joined Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur in showing concrete interest in the 32-year-old Belgium international, who will be a free agent next summer.
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On the field, Arsenal have been struggling, having won just two of their last 10 league games of the season (via WhoScored). And it seems the fans weren’t too happy over the prospective arrival of Mertens from Naples, as they took to Twitter to react with displeasure.
Here is a selection of tweets from the north London faithful:
— Doug (@DougTheGooner) November 12, 2019
This would be atrocious business
— Finley_Armstrong (@Finley_A20) November 12, 2019
He’s already 32
— Pranav (@pranav_268) November 12, 2019
We are showing interest in getting a state of the art bus for the club but with an incompetent driver. It will end in a crash
— احمد (@salfem) November 12, 2019
No thanks need a proper CB’s, DM, and playmaker.
— INVINCEARSENAL (@INVINCEARSENAL) November 12, 2019
Another CDM is needed.
— GP (now active) (@gpftbl) November 12, 2019
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