Bundesliga hitman sets own price tag at £91 million amid speculation Arsenal are seeking transfer deal
In-form Eintracht Frankfurt striker Andre Silva has named his own price amid speculation linking him with a move to the likes of Arsenal.
There are still a few months between now and the end of the season, but Mikel Arteta knows that he needs to delve into that transfer kitty and add some more fire-power to the attack.
Pierre-emerick Aubameyang has not been the same player that he has been this season, while Alexandre Lacazette seems to be heading for those exit signs, meaning that Arteta has been linked with a move for the impressive Silva.
WHAT IS THE LATEST??
Silva has been impressing over in the Bundesliga and his performances has meant that the likes of Arsenal, Manchester United and even Juventus have all been keeping a very close eye on his level of consistency.
And amid the speculation, Silva opened up on all the speculation, he has told O Jogo of the transfer talk he is generating: “I’ve heard rumours, but that is it. Rumours are rumours. At the end of this season, it’s something that gives me more motivation to work, it’s a sign that what I have accomplished has borne fruit and the path has been good.”
Transfer fees have started to drop across the board amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and it remains to be seen what Silva would cost on the open market., but asked to set his own price, the ex-Porto prodigy joked: “Around €105 million (£91m/$126m)?”
He added: “I’m kidding. I think I heard €30m (£26m/$36m) and something somewhere. When we sell our merchandise, we always increase the value a little bit.
“Things are as they are and, whatever happens around us, the most important thing is to look at me and what I can do.”
SHOULD ARSENAL TRY AND SIGN SILVA?
YES THEY SHOULD…IT IS THAT SIMPLE
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