Report: Arsenal have tried for Sunderland’s Benjamin Mbunga-Kimpioka

General view outside the stadium prior to the Premier League match between Sunderland and Watford at Stadium of Light on December 17, 2016 in Sunderland, England.

Arsenal reportedly want Benjamin Mbunga-Kimpioka of Sunderland in the summer transfer window.

A general view of the Stadium of Light before the Premier League match between Sunderland and Middlesbrough at Stadium of Light on August 21, 2016 in Sunderland, England.

Arsenal are interested in signing Benjamin Mbunga-Kimpioka from Sunderland in the summer transfer window, according to TEAMtalk.

It has been reported that Premier League side Arsenal have tried to sign Mbunga-Kimpioka from League One outfit Sunderland this summer.

The Gunners were linked with a move for the 18-year-old winger last summer as well.

The Sunderland Echo claimed in June 2017 that the North London outfit were planning a move for the young Swede last summer.

A general view of the half filled stadium during the FA Cup sponsored by E.ON third round match between Sunderland and Wigan Athletic at the Stadium of Light on January 5, 2008 in...

Arsenal move?

With Sunderland to play in League One next season after getting relegated from the Championship at the end of the 2017-18 campaign, it is going to be hard for the Black Cats to keep hold of Mbunga-Kimpioka.

If Arsenal make another move for the 18-year-old, then the Black Cats could be forced to cash in on the talented and promising youngster.

Arsenal fans, though, should not expect the 18-year-old to make an immediate impact should he make the move to the Emirates Stadium, as he will need a couple of more years to develop and get to the standard needed to be a success in the Premier League.

General view outside the stadium during the Premier League match between Sunderland and West Bromwich Albion at Stadium of Light on October 1, 2016 in Sunderland, England.

 

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