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According to ESPN Brazil via the Metro, is reporting Arsenal have launched an ‘official’ bid to land Gabriel Barbosa this summer.
The Brazilian star is excited about the bid and is keen on signing for Arsenal.
The 19-year-old is worried about the work permit implication of the United Kingdom decision to leave the European Union.
However, it is understood Arsenal will have to spend big as the Brazilian international has a £40million release clause in his current deal at Santos.
Gabriel has found the back of the net 54 times in 148 appearances for Santos since joining them back in 2013.
There is a contrasting claims via the Express citing Brazilian broadcaster Radio Bandeirantes is claiming a deal has been agreed between Barbosa and a ‘top English club’.
Radio Bandeirantes journalist Elia Junior claims Barbosa has a buy-out clause in his contract for a move to a European club of just £15million.