Wolves fans react after hearing Arsenal want Willy Boly

Fans of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrate during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Watford FC at Molineux on September 29, 2019 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

Arsenal are reportedly keen on Wolves defender Willy Boly.

Willy Boly of Wolves gestures during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Etihad Stadium on October 6, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Arsenal swooped to sign Chelsea defender David Luiz in August, but that doesn't mean that Unai Emery has given up making additions to his back line.

The Gunners have paired up Luiz with Sokratis Papastathopoulos in a partnership best described as experienced, but somewhat erratic.

Shkodran Mustafi doesn't exactly solve that problem, whilst Emery also has Rob Holding and Calum Chambers at his disposal, as well as Konstantinos Mavropanos.

 

Arsenal are now being linked with other defenders for the 2020 transfer windows, with Willy Boly the latest name being touted for a move to North London.

The Sun claim that Arsenal have identified Boly as a top target to bolster Emery's centre back ranks, having starred with Wolves in the Premier League.

The 28-year-old followed Nuno Espirito Santo from Porto to Wolves in 2017, helping Wolves win promotion as a loanee before making his move permanent.

Willy Boly of Wolverhampton Wanderers reaction during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Selhurst Park on September 22, 2019 in London, United...

Now in line to play for the Ivory Coast, the 6ft 5in centre back as proven himself as a dominant force, and has been great value on £40,000-a-week (Spotrac).

Wolves fans have been taking to Twitter to react to the rumour, with some believing that Arsenal couldn't afford him, and questioning just why exactly he would want to leave Molineux for Arsenal anyway.

Others compared Boly to Harry Maguire, believing that he should be worth around £100million given that he's better than the Manchester United ace, making a mockery of the £20million valuation in the report.

Fans of Wolverhampton Wanderers celebrate during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Watford FC at Molineux on September 29, 2019 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom.

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