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Arsenal: Fans underwhelmed after transfer links with AC Milan’s Hakan Calhanoglu

Arsenal: Fans underwhelmed after transfer links with AC Milan’s Hakan Calhanoglu

Many Arsenal fans have been feeling underwhelmed after the club were linked with a move for AC Milan midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu.

According to Turkish Football, scouts were present during the Milan derby last night as the north London outfit monitored the Turkey international. The 26-year-old was a transfer target for the side during the January transfer window, with The Mirror claiming Mikel Arteta considered signing the player.

Calhanoglu has endured a frustrating campaign with the Italian side sitting in 10th place in Serie A but, on a personal note, he has enjoyed a decent season, notching up five goals across all competitions (via Transfermarkt). In comparison to Arsenal’s midfield, the Milan ace has had more shots and played key passes per league game than Granit Xhaka, Lucas Torreira, Matteo Guendouzi and Joe Willock.

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His performances seem to suggest he can provide a good attacking threat from midfield but some Gunners fans didn’t seem too keen on signing him. Here are a few tweets from supporters, one of whom derided the club’s head of football Raul Sanllehi as a “massive fraud“:

Arsenal fans, would you be happy with the signing of Calhanoglu? Let us know your thoughts below!

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