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Arsenal have actually been offered an increase in their pursuit of Sassuolo midfielder Manuel Locatelli as Juventus appear to have actually withdrawn their interest and will back their currrent stars.

The 23-year-old has actually been on the Gunners radar for a long time. He has actually starred for I Neroverdi for the previous 3 seasons and brought his kind into Euro 2020. The previous Milan star belonged to the Azzurri side that beat England in the last.

He began as an alternative throughout the additional period and raised the prize with his team-mates at Wembley. The Lecco-born ace has actually scored 3 objectives from 15 looks for Italy.

Despite Arsenal’s interest, it appeared as however Juventus remained in lead to land the schemer. In early July, Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali verified both clubs were eager.

“Arsenal have made an official bid for Locatelli. They’re pushing hard to sign Manuel and it’s an important bid… we will see,” he stated, by means of the Mirror.

“Juventus also want Locatelli and we have a special relationship with them. A new meeting has been scheduled with Juve.”

Juve seemed ahead of the Emirates attire, while Liverpool have actually likewise been discussed in connection with the star. The Old Lady appeared all set to ignore Aaron Ramsey this summertime after 2 underwhelming projects in Turin.


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However after seeing his charges beat Atalanta 3-1 in Saturday’s friendly, supervisor Massimilano Allegri appears to have had a change of mind. And the previous Milan primary hinted that he enjoys to count on the Wales worldwide.

“Locatelli is a Sassuolo player. I think Aaron Ramsey played a good game tonight, he’s an intelligent player,” he informed Sky Sports Italia, by means of The Daily Star.

“I believe he has a future playing simply in front of the defence. Tonight, it wasn’t simple versus Atalanta and it’s simply the 2nd time he has actually played because function, he went to cover great deals of aerial balls.

“When he gets used to it more, he will make fewer mistakes because he’ll have the structure laid out in his head. He is a player I can count on a lot.”

Locatelli a worth summertime buy

Locatelli is believed to favour a relocate to Juventus over north London. He might well sit tight at Sassuolo, with brand-new supervisor Alessio Dionisi wanting to construct on last season’s eighth-place surface.

But must they decide to offer, then any suitor will need to part with around £35million to get an offer over the line.

And Mikel Arteta may press the Arsenal cash guys to pay that much after his side’s depressing opening 2-0 loss to Brentford.

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