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According to report making the round, Arsenal are interested in signing Brazilian international Gabriel Barbosa from Santos this summer.
The report further claims his agent has confirmed an unnamed club have offer a bid for the sensational forward who is excited in completing a move to North London.
According to ESPN Brazil, is reporting Arsenal have tabled an ‘official bid to land Gabriel and Arsenal are one of three clubs who have made an offer for the forward who is nicknamed Gabigol in his native Brazil.
The 19-year-old has found the back of the net 54 times In 148 games for Santos since joining them in 2013.
Gabriel, seen by many as the natural heir to former Santos star Neymar, has a €50m release clause in his contract.
His agent, Wagner Ribeiro, discussed his client’s future earlier this week on broadcaster Radio Bandeirantes claiming a deal has been agreed between Barbosa and a ‘top English club’.
“A €25m (£20.8m) bid for Gabriel was already given to the president and he turned it down.
“The athlete already said he’s too young and wishes to stay at least for one more year. So, I believe he’s not leaving.”