Arsenal ‘s interest in Udinese starlet Jakub Jankto has been been confirmed by the Czech talent’s agent.
The Gunners will be rivalled by AC Milan, claims Giuseppe Riso, following an impressive spell with the Zebrette.
The 22-year-old will attract a bid from the Gunners this summer, Riso has told RMC Sport .
Arsene Wenger has been under pressure this season, but should he stay, new blood such as Jankto would be welcomed to freshen up a stale squad.
The opportunity to move to the Premier League may prove too tempting for Jankto, though it would prove a risk over remaining in Italy with one of the bigger sides in Serie A.
Patrick Vieira responds to Arsenal links amid claims he could replace Arsene Wenger in summer
Patrick Vieira claims that he is not interested in taking over from Arsene Wenger at Arsenal.
Wenger’s position remains under intense scrutiny despite two wins in the past week, with former Gunner Vieira one of the names linked to the post.
While former player Thierry Henry has also been linked with the job, Vieira actually has managerial experience given he is currently in charge of MLS side New York City FC, report football.london.
Although he may one day become Arsenal manager, the Frenchman has stated that he will not discuss a potential future appointment as he does not want to offend Wenger.
Arsenal captain Per Mertesacker admits his “body is finished” as he opens up in honest interview
Arsenal star Per Mertesacker has admitted his “body is finished” and he would “prefer to sit in the stands” as he heads towards retirement.
World Cup winner Mertesacker is hanging up his boots at the end of the season to dip his toe into coaching.
The German has already agreed to become the Gunners’ new academy manager from the start of next season having arrived in north London from Werder Bremen in 2011.
Mertesacker has only managed 13 appearances in the last two season, including 11 this campaign, with his last outing coming in the FA Cup exit to Nottingham Forest in January – where he netted.