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Arsenal striking target Andrea Belotti has failed to rule out a move to the Emirates amid reports that Wenger is keen on signing him.
Belotti has been linked with a move to Arsenal all season as he continues to impress for Torino, establishing himself as one of Serie A’s best strikers in the process.
Torino Sporting director last week claimed Arsenal made a €65m bid for the defender which was swiftly rejected. Although sources close to the Gunners quickly denied making any official approach for the striker, the player in question has failed to rule out a move to the Emirates.
The player insists he is focused on helping Torino do well but remained coy about the possibility of joining Arsenal in the future.
The striker told Tuttosport : “I have to continue like this, I cannot let it go to my head.
“I always have to work, I hope to play a good 2017 to conquer my dreams.
“The Premier League?
“I do not think about it, I just think of Torino and doing well here, then we will see.”
Well, this means there is a slight chance that Arsenal can sign the striker, although not this winter, most likely in the summer.
The striker has placed himself on the radar of big clubs with his goal scoring exploits, even out scoring Gonzalo Higuain who is widely regarded as Serie A’s best striker.
Torino know they have a jewel on their hands and were smart enough to tie the striker down to a new deal with a release clause of €100m but that could put off a lot of clubs who are monitoring his development.
It will be interesting to see if Arsenal will activate the release clause or pay anything close to it. I doubt anyway.