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According to reports making the round, Arsenal could suffer an early transfer blow as Manchester United are in constant talk with Alvaro Morata who has been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium this summer.
The Sun reports Morata has been talking to United manager Jose Mourinho every day over a possible move to Old Trafford this summer.
It was believed Arsenal were in pole position to sign the Spaniard as United showed interest in signing Cristiano Ronaldo after he revealed he wants to leave Real Madrid following charges of an alleged tax fraud in Spain.
But Mourinho has been wooing Morata with regular phone calls according to Sky Italia’s Fabrizio Romano.
And report claims they have agreed personal terms with the Spain international to make the switch this summer.
Arsene Wenger is seriously in search of a lethal hitman and have reportedly made a £87million bid for Monaco youngster Kylian Mbappe and also a £27.5million bid for Lyon striker Alexander Lacazette.
Morata, whose future has been in doubt despite bagging 20 goals in all competitions for Los Blancos last season.
Although Real president Florentino Perez said: “We haven’t received any offers for anyone this summer.
“Not Cristiano, not Morata, not James [Rodriguez].”