Juventus are set to make a HUGE offer to Arsenal to sign defender Gabriel Magalhaes this summer… with £25million, plus the permanent arrival of Adrien Rabiot and a loan deal for Arthur Melo on the table to tempt Gunners bosses ‘
- Arsenal centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes is a long-term target for Juventus
- The Gunners are unlikely to sell but the Serie A side could be testing their resolve
- Mikel Arteta has tried to sign Arthur Melo before and almost caught him in January
- Meanwhile, Adrien Rabiot has made it clear he wants to leave Juve this summer
Matthijs de Ligt is expected to leave and join the Serie A team this summer Bayern Munichso Massimiliano Allegri is looking for defensive reinforcements.
to have lost Chelsea In the race for Kalidou Koulibaly, he could turn his attention to longtime target Gabriel.
Juventus are reportedly preparing a blockbuster bid for Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes
But the Gunners will have no intention of selling the 24-year-old, who has become one of Mikel Arteta’s most important players since signing for £27million from Lille two years ago.
Gabriel made 35 Premier League appearances last season and also contributed five goals – only four players in the Arsenal squad scored more.
Corresponding CalciomercatoWebJuve will test the Gunners’ resolve with a £25.3million bid, offering midfielder Adrian Rabiot and a loan deal for Arthur Melo.
It’s not the first time Juventus have tried to offer Arthur Arsenal in a swap deal
Midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 27, has made it clear he wants to leave Turin this summer
The report adds that the Italian club hope this will be enough compensation to match Arsenal’s £34m asking price.
It’s not the first time Juventus have tried to offer Arthur to the north London club in a swap deal transfer market claimed last month that they included the midfielder in a bid for Gabriel Martinelli.
Arsenal have long had an interest in Arthur, 25, and have tried to sign him in the past.
“In January he was on the verge of leaving Arsenal and moving to Arsenal,” Arthur’s agent Federico Pastorello told La Repubblica in May.
Arsenal will have no intention of selling Gabriel, who is one of Mikel Arteta’s key players
“He is too important a player to be marginalized [at Juventus], he also has to think about his situation with the national team. It is in nobody’s interest to continue in this situation.’
Meanwhile, Rabiot has made it clear he wants to leave Torino this summer and Juventus will feel it is an easy way to fulfill that wish.
The 27-year-old midfielder has been a regular at the club since joining from PSG in 2019 but is said to be looking for a new challenge.