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According to Portuguese newspaper A Bola, Porto needs to sell this summer in order to meet Financial Fair Play regulations – and winger Yacine Brahimi could be on his way out as reports claim a price tag of £26million on the head of Arsenal target.
Arsenal will have to battle Manchester United, Everton and West Ham for his signature.
The Algeria international was interesting Everton last season and they had a £33.6million bid to sign Brahimi on deadline day turned down.
Now though the 27-year-old is set to go for less than that with Porto desperate to get onside with FIFA regulations and are willing to do business this summer.
Brahimi possesses superb dribbling ability, and whilst he may not be a ‘speedster’ like Bolasie, he can cut in from the left-hand side and both create and score, bringing some flair to the Arsenal team should Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez should leave this summer.
The skillful left-footer has two years remaining on his Porto deal, but his club are ready to cash in on the player, who is represented by English agents Stellar Football.
A Bola note that Brahimi has a €60million (£52million) release clause in his deal at Porto