Morning Arsenal fans
Darwin Nunez could cost £113m – while Arsenal’s chances of luring fellow attackers Paulo Dybala and Serge Gnabry have also dwindled.
That treble blow to the Gunners’ summer hopes follows the double woe of back-to-back losses that shattered their top-four bid.
Benfica value Uruguayan superstar Nunez just as much as Joao Felix, who they sold to Atletico Madrid in 2019.
Meanwhile, Bayern Munich are advised to offer reported Arsenal target Gnabry an improved new deal.
And Juventus ace Dybala is keen to stay in Italy.
Arsenal and Newcastle are understood to have been watching the situation but Inter Milan are now favorites to sign the Argentine on a free transfer.
The aftermath of Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat by Brighton continues, particularly after last Monday’s 3-0 defeat at Crystal Palace.
That leaves Tottenham on pole to hold their final Champions League qualifying spot in the Prem.
And the Gunners’ goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale told the club’s website: “It’s not good enough. Two games on the brink where we missed the first 45 minutes.
“We weren’t in the rhythm of the game, it’s different from ours, especially at home where we usually have a very good start all season.
“It was a really bad performance… This was supposed to be the reaction play but it wasn’t.”
Marseille manager Jorge Sampaoli believes his Arsenal loanee Matteo Guendouzi will become one of the best midfielders in the world.
Finally, Chelsea are said to be interested in recruiting 18-year-old Arsenal forward Khayon Edwards.
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