A family member of Arsenal target Manor Solomon says he would be “delighted” if the Shakhtar Donetsk star joined the Gunners this January.
Arsenal have been loosely linked with the 21-year-old Israel international this January, as Mikel Arteta has looked at options to improve Arsenal’s attack.
Solomon was offered to Arsenal back in May 2020, but a potential move broke down when head of football Raul Sanllehi left the Gunners at the end of the season.
According to football.london, super agent Pini Zahavi is involved in talks to make the transfer happen this January.
And a member of the winger’s family is said to be on board with the idea, telling football.london he would be “delighted” to see Solomon in an Arsenal shirt.
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The family member also warned “there is still a long way to go” before the deal is done.
Arsenal were initially linked with Real Madrid star Isco, but the sudden emergence of Emile Smith Rowe prompted Arteta to cool his interest in the Spaniard.
The Gunners have since turned their attention to Norwich forward Emiliano Buendia, but would need to pay around £30million to land the Argentine.
Arteta has gone some way to easing the strain on Arsenal’s wage bill this month, parting company with William Saliba and Sead Kolasinac on a temporary basis.
World Cup winner Mesut Ozil is also set to leave Arsenal this month, which would free up his huge £350,000-a-week wages.
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