Arsenal fans react to links with Manchester United defender Eric Bailly

Eric Bailly of Manchester United, Chris Smalling of Manchester United and  Kylian Mbappe of Paris Saint-Germain battle for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg...

Arsenal are reportedly keen on signing the Manchester United centre-back.

Eric Bailly of Manchester United looks dejected in defeat after the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Second Leg match between Manchester United and Sevilla FC at Old Trafford on March 13,...

According to a report from the Sun, Arsenal are interested in signing Manchester United centre-back Eric Bailly this summer, and some Gunners fans took to Twitter in reaction to the speculation.

The report claims that negotiations will start at £20 million for the Ivory Coast international, and Manchester United's loss might just be Arsenal's gain.


The Gunners don't seem to have improved at all defensively since Unai Emery took over last summer, and the Spaniard will surely be looking to bolster his centre-back options this summer.

And Bailly could be just the ticket at Arsenal.

The 25-year-old joined United from Villarreal in the summer of 2016 for around £30 million, but he has struggled for regular game-time at Old Trafford, making just 42 Premier League starts.

Eric Bailly of Manchester United gestures during the friendly match between Bayern Muenchen and Manchester United at Allianz Arena on August 5, 2018 in Munich, Germany.

If given the opportunity to play regularly at the Emirates, however, he could be a really useful addition to Emery's squad.

And some Arsenal fans took to Twitter in response to links with the Manchester United man...

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