The Arsenal and Manchester City fans in the Transfer Tavern who drowned their sorrows at the bar last season have been hoping for better things.
With lavish funds available to both Arsene Wenger and Pep Guardiola this summer, the two titans of the Premier League are understandably on the look out for high calibre reinforcements.
Unsurprising then, to see them linked with same the players.
The Serie A club, for their part, are understood to be looking for upwards of €20m, roughly £16.8m, for the 26-year old Brazilian defender.
Arsene Wenger has the explosive talents of Hector Bellerin to call on, though backup right-back Mathieu Debuchy is said to a target for Ligue 1 side Bordeaux, where he spent the latter half of last season on loan.
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