The Gunners are looking for a replacement for the Swiss international and he will soon become a Roma player
Arsenal and Roma are intensifying negotiations on the Granit Xhaka deal, and the Gunners see Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves as a possible substitute.
There have been discussions between the clubs for the past two weeks But it has not yet reached a happy ending for the Swiss international.
However, all parties hope to reach an agreement-Arsenal are willing to let their former captain leave as part of their plan to overhaul Mikel Arteta’s team in the summer.
What’s the latest?
Arsenal have not yet accepted Roma’s offer to Xhaka, but sources at the North London club believe that the discussion is now moving in the right direction.
The Gunners hope to provide the 28-year-old midfielder with a contract of approximately 20 million pounds (28 million U.S. dollars), with two years left on his contract.
Roma hopes to sign him for close to 15 million pounds (21 million US dollars), but Arsenal are unwilling to accept this number.
Negotiations on an acceptable solution continue, and Arsenal increasingly feel that the deal to bring the midfielder to Roma may now be nearing completion.
A source told the goal All parties are willing to reach an agreement as soon as possible, and discussions between the parties are progressing very friendly.
After five years at Arsenal, Xhaka is eager to accept new challenges and hopes to solve the problem before the start of the European Championship, So he can fully concentrate on international affairs with Switzerland.
Neves replaces Xhaka?
Arsenal hope to finalize Xhaka’s future as soon as possible so that they can focus on finding his replacement.
They are very interested in Wolves’ Neves and have negotiated with the Portugal international. However, he is not the only goal of Arsenal. His 35 million pounds (49 million US dollars) worth is a potential sticking point. Where.
The Wolves are willing to sell Neves, with two years left on his contract. Once Xhaka’s withdrawal is finalized, negotiations between the two clubs on a potential deal will accelerate.