Arsenal given boost to sign Chelsea target Rafael Leao as Ac Milan looks for his replacement
Arsenal’s pursuit of Rafael Leao is picking up speed, and AC Milan is trying to replace him with Allan Saint-Maximin by getting him from Newcastle.
Before the start of the next season, Arsenal will need to bring in a wing-forward to help Eddie Nketiah and Gabriel Jesus do better. It looks like Arsenal is already interested in this player, which would mean that they have gotten past a possible obstacle in the form of Chelsea.
Tutto Mercato, an Italian news site, says that Chelsea is ready to go up against AC Milan for Rafael Leao. It might cost £100 million to hire him, and bids of £105 million are expected to fill the job.
Even though Rafael Leao is a world-famous superstar and Arsenal needs more forward help, Edu may enter the race as he has in the past. This is also important because AC Milan may have already started looking for Rafael Leao’s replacement.
The French news site Foot Mercato says that AC Milan will make an offer to sign Allan Saint-Maximin from Newcastle. They are looking for a start-up loan with an option to buy. Leao and Saint-Maximin take turns playing in the same spot on the field.
This is what Rafael Leao said, and you can read it here: “Try out for a new team? Yes, it will happen in the near future… But because AC Milan is one of the best clubs in the world and I have a contract with them, I am now putting all of my efforts into them. I feel the same way about the city as it does about me.
“I like to watch many different kinds of sports. This season, I’m rooting for Arsenal because I think they’ll do well.
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La Repubblica, an Italian news outlet, said that Arsenal was now interested in Rafael Leao, a striker for AC Milan, for the summer transfer window. According to the newspaper, Arsenal was interested in Leao at the beginning of the previous season. Edu might try to change the contract terms because Arsenal might not have enough players for next season to fill all of their wing positions.
The Portuguese forward scored 13 goals and set up seven others for Milan in the season before. If Arsenal signed him, he would make their front line stronger. One of the main reasons he is so popular is that he can play as a lone forward or on the wing.
His team, Milan, was able to beat their bitter rival, Inter Milan, and win the Serie A title because of how well he played the year before. The fact that Leao was chosen as the Serie A player of the season shows how important he was to the team’s success.
The race to sign Rafael Leao is starting to heat up as summer approaches. Arsenal will be in a good position if they can maintain their Premier League top spot until May.