Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal are ready to offer left-back Kieran Tierney to Juventus to bring midfielder Manuel Locatelli to the Emirates Stadium in the summer transfer window, according to CMW.
Arsenal ready to offer Kieran Tierney for Juventus star Manuel Locatelli
The report in the Italian news outlet has claimed that Arsenal want to sign Locatelli from Serie A club Juventus in the summer of 2023.
The 25-year-old Italy international midfielder is on loan at Juventus from fellow Italian club Sassuolo at the moment.
However, Juve are obliged to make the loan deal permanent at the end of the season.
And Arsenal reportedly want to sign the 25-year-old thereafter.
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According to CMW, the Gunners are ready to offer Scotland international left-back Tierney to Juventus to sweet a deal.
Arsenal are reportedly willing to include the £25 million defender (Sky Sports) in a deal for Locatelli.
However, according to the report in the Italian news outlet, Juventus are not convinced about such a deal.
Bleak future for Kieran Tierney
This latest report in CMW suggests that Kieran Tierney does not have a long-term future at Arsenal.
We have covered rumours about Newcastle United’s interest in the Scotland international.
Tierney is not guaranteed a place in the Arsenal starting lineup, and we are not surprised at all to hear that the Gunners are looking to include him in a deal to bring in Locatelli.
In other news, Raul de Tomas must be wishing he had joined Arsenal in £60m deal now