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Arsenal determine Fluminense prodigy Matheus Reis for attainable switch

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Arsenal are in discussions over a deal to signal Fluminense striker Matheus Reis with sporting director, Edu Gaspar attempting to barter on the Brazilian’s £44m exit clause, in accordance with a TeamTalk.

There was a wave of transfers for Brazilian abilities within the final summer season. Notably, Actual Madrid recouped Endrick for a whopping €72m whereas Barcelona paid Athletico Paranaense €40m for Vitor Roque.

Arsenal themselves have been benefactors of the talent-filled Brazilian market as they recouped Gabriel Martinelli from Brazilian Serie B aspect, Ituano. Following stories, it appears Arsenal are set to pounce on one other Brazilian expertise, Reis within the subsequent switch window.

Though he’s but to make a first-team look for Fluminense, the 16-year-old has a contract till 2028 and is valued at £44m, in accordance with Calciomercato.

In response to FIFA guidelines, the 16-year-old can not transfer to Europe till he turns 18. Therefore, a switch for the Brazilian will solely be seen as an funding for the long run, and Arsenal, who have already got sturdy affiliation with a number of Brazilian gamers are set to satisfy his launch clause.

Future star

Mikel Arteta oversaw an over £200m spending spree final summer season in a bid to launch one other title cost, and maybe win it to finish their 20-year look forward to the Premier League title. The Gunners at present sit in third place with 27 factors, only one level adrift of first-place Manchester Metropolis.

Whereas there have been important enhancements in different areas of the pitch, the Gunners appear to be missing within the attacking third, highlighting Arsenal’s dire want for a middle ahead.

Matheus Reis is not going to be a direct resolution to the Gunner’s scoring issues, however contemplating the success of the switch of Martinelli, Reis may turn into top-of-the-line middle forwards particularly underneath the tutelage of Mikel Arteta.

There’s sturdy competitors for the 16-year-old however with Edu Gasper’s ties with Brazil which has seen The Gunners possess an array of Brazilian stars, Arsenal could have the benefit to drag a switch over the sting.



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