Thomas Partey has already approved Arsenal’s £ 63million move amid new transfer links
Arsenal technical director Edu will likely prepare for the January transfer window, which is now just over three weeks away.
The Brazilian has had a turbulent summer, signing six first players for the squad as the Gunners have spent more than any other club in the Premier League – splashing more than Â£ 140million.
Despite their heavy summer spending, North Londoners could still be forced to tap into the winter market as they will lose Thomas Partey, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe and Mohamed Elneny at the Africa Cup of Nations in the weeks to come. future.
The Gunners have been linked with a plethora of names across Europe, particularly forwards, given that Alexandre Lacazette and Eddie Nketiah are in the final seven months of their contract with the club.
Now Atletico Madrid star Joao Felix is ââthe latest to be mentioned as a potential target, with Spain’s AS outlet claiming that Atletico president Gil Marin has told Felix’s agent, Jorge Mendes, that the club are said to be ready to part ways with the youngster if a suitable offer arrives.
The report also cites four England teams who have asked for the Portugal international, who is valued at Â£ 63million on Transfermarkt, as Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool and Newcastle United are all said to be interested.
Arsenal star Partey played with Felix in the Spanish capital before moving to north London in October 2020, and if the hard midfielder’s verdict is anything, Edu may want to act quickly on the Marlet.
Partey has previously praised the 22-year-old’s undeniable talent in quotes that would no doubt constitute approval for a January transfer.
âJoao Felix is ââa very talented player,â Partey told Mundo Deportivo in 2019. âHe’s doing wonderful things.
âHe’s just arrived and I hope they don’t put too much pressure on him to keep growing. That way, everything will work out. “