Premier League giants Arsenal have reportedly turned their sights on the £35million star after former target Lisandro Martinez made the decision to join Manchester United.
Arsenal have opened talks with Manchester City over a deal for the defender. Oleksandr Zinchenko, the Ukraine international, has attracted interest from Everton, West Ham and Chelsea this summer. And the Blues are willing to sell the 25-year-old for around £35m. They are targeting Brighton’s Marc Gugureya and are keen to find a new centre-back . Before selling Nathan Ake for £45m to Chelsea. Sevilla ‘s Jules Kunde and Villarreal ‘s Pao Torres were the other two. Eyes on Manchester City
Missing Arsenal , Ajax’s Lisandro Martinez is also considering Sergio Gomez from Anderlecht. They are also on their target list, while Nuno Tavares could move to Marseille, but the Gunners believe they can still sign Zinchenko, with Sportsmail . reported in May that The Blues are open to selling the Ukrainian star at an affordable price.
Mikel Arteta, Arsenal manager He worked with Zinchenko during his time as Pep Guardiola’s assistant at Manchester City and that could be key to negotiations. and he will be a Manchester player Second City to head to the Emirates Stadium this UFABET summer After Arsenal signed Gabriel Jesus earlier in the summer. Zinchenko has been at Manchester City since 2016, moving from Ufa in Russia, spending time on loan with PSV Eindhoven in Holland before moving to England. The Blues have so far made 127 appearances in all competitions for the current Premier League champions and have won four English top-flight titles.
However, Arteta was impressed with Martinez’s multi-purpose player. which can play both left-back center back and central midfielder They made a couple of offers to Martinez. But eventually it became Manchester United who grabbed this player. On the other hand, Zinchenko A player similar to Martinez and mostly at Manchester City, he will play at left-back, according to The Athletic , claiming Arsenal are in contact with the Premier League champions . League about the transfer of this Ukrainian star.
Reports say Manchester City are willing to sell Zinchenko for a reasonable price. However, until now Arsenal have yet to make a bid for the Blues’ estimated price for the player who can also play in midfield. If Zinchenko moved to Arsenal, he might not be playing at left-back. Because the position is occupied by Kieran Tierney, it is possible that he will be more active as a midfielder.