Arsenal fans had been voicing their optimism over a potential deal for a former Premier League midfielder on deadline day – though he has secured a switch to Borussia Dortmund since this article was published.
According to reports from Sport1, the Gunners were one of a number of clubs, who have made an offer for Emre Can whose move to Borussia Dortmund was in doubt. The publication go on to claim that the Germany international had not accepted the offer from the Bundesliga outfit, offering optimism to other sides who have made an offer for the player.
When compared to Arsenal’s midfield options, Can averages fewer tackles per game in Serie A than Granit Xhaka, Lucas Torreira and Matteo Guendouzi do in the Premier League, as per WhoScored. With news the Juventus player’s move to Germany could fall through, fans were optimistic about the club being able to sign the player as they took to Twitter to react to the report. Here is a selection of tweets from the Emirates Stadium faithful:
he def CAN play pretty well would take him 100%
— UpamecanoSZN🔴⚪️🔴 (@FlxtchArsenal) January 31, 2020
He would be a great fit for us in midfield
— Halil (@KucukHalilkucuk) January 31, 2020
— ^ (@afc_ridh) January 31, 2020
— arsenalmad79Reloaded (@arsenalmad37) January 31, 2020
Make it happen
— Varun (@varuntheflash) January 31, 2020
i’d take Emre Can
— 0-0-3 (@detir_) January 31, 2020
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