Almost Agreed! Arsenal closing in on South-American star after initial talks

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According to The Mirror, Brazilian Scouts of North London club Arsenal have identified Palmeiras star, Alan Guimaraes as a perfect replacement for want-away Mesut Ozil because he fit into Arsenal’s style of play.

The scout report has now made club chief’s consider making a winter transfer move for the versatile midfielder but already face a tough battle from top European clubs including La Liga and Champions League winners Real Madrid.

According to a report by Sports Illustrated cited by The Mirror Spanish giant Real Madrid have verbally agreed on a deal with the midfielder but nothing is solid as of yet.

Research indicates Alan Guimaraes is a versatile midfielder who can play as both an attacking and a central midfielder, the 17-year-old signed for Palmeiras back in January 2014 from São Caetano and has a deal with the South American club that expires in the summer of 2019.

The midfielder has featured for Brazil at the Under 16 level and has been tagged one of the best right-footed players in the whole of Brazil, what a talent he have at our disposal.

The midfielder is available for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to snap up really fast before he joins Arsenal’s long list of Misses.


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