£40 million Perisic wanted, Arsenal to open talks with £15 million Banega?
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Fresh reports have claimed Arsenal are looking to challenge Tottenham and sign Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic during the summer transfer window.
Arsenal are currently chasing a Champions League spot ahead of the summer transfer window as they seek to challenge for the Premier League title once more in the coming transfer window, and have been linked with a move for Perisic.
Perisic is regarded as one of the best wingers in Europe right now and has been lined with a possible move to the Premier League after suggesting that he is ready to test himself outside of Seria A and in one of the top three Leagues in world football.
The 30-year-old was on Tottenham’s wishlist during the January transfer window if reports are to be believed, but Spurs could simply not convince Inter to let their player leave half way through the season.
But with reports suggesting that Arsenal are ready to delve into their transfer kitty at the end of the season and try to secure a few big named signings, reports on the Football.London website have claimed that Inter are now seeking to cash in on Perisic and he could be one of a number of players that could arrive at the Emirates
Despite his age, it is believed that Inter are seeking a fee close to the £40 million mark.
Fresh reports have claimed Arsenal are set to re-open talks to sign Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega, as a possible replacement for Mesut Ozil in the summer window
Ozil, who signed a massive £350,000-a-week deal last February, is heavily tipped to pack his bags at the end of the season and leave the Emirates after falling well down the pecking order under Spanish boss Unai Emery.
Emery has a new way of playing at the Emirates and the German, who has been criticised for his work-rate over the season, does not suit the style that Emery wants to employ and speculation has turned to whom he could potentially sign as a replacement.
And according to reports on the Football.London website Arsenal are still exploring the possibility of signing the Argentina international this summer and will look to re-open talks about a possible £15 million deal once the summer transfer window opens.
Emery was keen to try and wrap up a transfer deal for Banega during the January transfer window, and even opened up talks with Sevilla about a possible deal, But both clubs could not come to an agreement as the Spaniards did not want to lose on of the clubs biggest players half way through the season.
The pair won the Europa League together twice at Sevilla before Emery left the club for Paris-Saint Germain.