Luiz problem solved as Arsenal to make move and try to sign Barcelona defender Rafinha?
Arsenal are considering making a move for Barcelona midfielder Rafinha, reports Mundo Deportivo.
With Mikel Arteta seeking to improve a number of key areas of the pitch this summer transfer window, there has been alot of speculation in the media that he wants to spend some serious money to acquire the services of a new defender.
the results may have picked up for the Arsenal before the coronavirus outbreak stopped football, but the Gunners have still conceded over 50 goals in the Premier League, and needs work ahead of next season.
Add that to the news that David Luiz could be leaving the club during the summer transfer window after failing to extend his 12 month deal with the Gunners, means that Arteta seriously needs to sign an experienced defender.
Now, reports on the Daily Express website have claimed that Arsenal may be eyeing up a cheap move to try and sign Rafinha from Barcelona in the summer.
It is no secret that Barcelona are seeking to freshen up that side in the transfer window and are reportedly willing to let a number of squad members leave the squad, in order to balance the books and use transfer funds to sign their own transfer targets.
And the reports suggests The 27-year-old Brazil international, currently on loan at Celta Vigo, does not appear to have a long-term future at the Camp Nou.
Look, Rafinha has been decent this season and is a solid defender, there is no doubt about that. But Arsenal will need to sign better quality of players if they are to get back into the Champions League next season and then push on to challenge for some silverware.
There is alot of speculation regarding Arsenal so it will be very interesting to see just whom they acquire and what players actually arrive.