Watching Arsenal attempting to sign a winger last January was one of the most amusing transfer sagas of the window.
From trying to sign Ivan Perisic on loan to end up getting Denis Suarez was truly entertaining for neutrals as Arsenal signed a player who only played just over an hour of football come the end of the season, but there was one other name in the mix for the majority of the winter window.
Former Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco was a surprise name to be linked with a move to north London, with the now Dalian Yifang attacker seemingly open with a move back to Europe after a year in China, but nevertheless, a move failed to materialise, but recent comments have perked up Arsenal fans and Unai Emery.
Speaking to the Sun, Carrasco admitted that Arsenal did make a move for him in January and he is ready to move back to Europe after struggling to adapt to life in China and that the Premier League is an ideal destination for the Belgian international.
Arsenal are in need of a winger this summer with Alex Iwobi and Henrikh Mkhitaryan the club’s only natural wide players and both wingers not exactly being the quality Emery wants, and because of this, Carrasco should be a major priority.
The winger has been in good form this season in the Chinese Super League, scoring seven and assisting another in the first nine games of the 2019 campaign, and with Dalian Yifang likely to cash in on Carrasco after these recent comments, Arsenal need to move in quick if they are to secure the signature of a player who has what it takes to flourish in north London.
Arsenal fans, will Carrasco be a good summer signing? Let us know!
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