Arsenal table offer for 11-goal attacking midfielder, deal could be announced in few days

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According to Spanish media reports, North London giants Arsenal are set to swoop to land Barcelona star Rafinha after his proposed switch to Serie A giants Inter Milan fell through.

Spanish publication Sport, as cited by Sport Witness, is claiming that Arsenal have entered the transfer race to land Rafinha in the summer window.

The same report says that the Premier League giants will face stiff competition from West Ham for the Brazilian as the Hammers look to reinforce under manager Manuel Pellegrini.

As per the same report, the Gunners have made a bid but haven’t made a financial bid for the Brazil international midfielder despite several interests from their City rivals.

Newly appointed Arsenal manager Unai Emery is believed to be interested in improving their midfield options and the South American would come with numerous experiences.

Rafinha netted two goals and created three assists in 17 matches during his loan spell at Italian Serie A side Inter Milan.

The midfielder has netted 11 goals in 79 matches during six campaigns in the Barcelona first-team.

He has won two Spanish La Liga titles, Copa del Rey trophies five times and the UEFA Champions League with the side.

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