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Arsenal are among a number of clubs chasing £40m rated Brazilian Winger Gabriel Barbosa with a view to a summer transfer move.
Barbosa, 19, is being touted as the next big talent in Brazil and is now being dubbed the ‘New Neymar’. The 19 year old currently plies his trade for Brazilian side Santos. He has scored over 50 career goals in more than a 150 games for the Brazilian side at his young age.
English clubs have been alerted to his potential and are keeping a close watch on the forward. The 19 year old is in Dunga’s 23 man Copa America squad and should he impress in the summer championships, we could see the interested clubs go head to head in race to sign him.
According to the Sun via Sport Review, Arsenal and Manchester United are currently weighing up whether to submit an official bid for the forward.
Arsenal are said to be very interested, Wenger is determined to bring the best young talents in England and the world at large to the Emirates and Barbosa falls into that category.
Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain are also interested in the Brazilian international but there is yet to be an official contact as all interested parties are playing the waiting game but should a club make the first move, it will definitely spark a bidding war among interested clubs.