Arsenal set for first winter signing after holding talks with agents

Arsenal set for first winter signing after holding talks with agents 3

The midfielder netted a volley in Norwich’s last as Arsenal have been on the trail of the 24-year-old

The former La Liga man could be making a switch to Emirates Stadium after sources revealed Arsenal have held talks for his services.

Mikel Arteta is considering the chances of adding Emiliano Buendía to his midfield as Mesut Ozil’s future is still uncertain despite recent claims of knowing what to do only after January window.

Emile Smith Rowe has been impressing well in the position but landing Emiliano Buendía would come as a major boost for an team who just came off losing streaks.

Arsenal set for first winter signing after holding talks with agents

According to Independent, the North London side have recently held early talks with Buendía’s agents as they eye a deal for the former Getafe star.

Norwich are so far asking for £40m before they could let go of the attacking midfielder.

Meanwhile, sources already revealed Gunners are planning on capitalizing on the opportunity to facilitate the squad flush they planned.

Following comments from Mikel Arteta, Arsenal are more interested to let go of some players so as to create space in the squad after seeing Ozil go the first half of the season unregistered.

So, Arsenal are offering two players which Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson are believed to be part of, in attempt to wipe off, Norwich’s £40m demands.

On the other hand, Norwich’s manager, Farke had earlier on insisted Emiliano Buendía isn’t leaving but it’s understood that Norwich will give in once a good deal as Arsenal’s arrive.

It’s now left to Norwich to accept Arsenal’s offer or readjust demands.

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