The January transfer window has been frustrating for Arsenal fans, with no new signings coming in and a few days left.
Arsenal’s long-term pursuit of Dusan Vlahovic ended in vain and the Fiorentina striker is set to join Juventus in a €75m move after showing no interest in a move to North London.
The Gunners are now at risk of losing their long-term target Bruno Guimaraes after Lyon accepted a €40m bid from Newcastle.
Arsenal have been long-term admirers of Guimaraes since his time at Athletico Paranaense in Brazil. The 24-year-old was seen as a possible midfield reinforcement.
Newcastle are set to sign Bruno Guimarães. Meeting in the last few hours with Bruno & agents – he decided to accept. ⚪️🇧🇷 #NUFC
€40m bid accepted by OL – details with agents and club are missing before deal is done.
Bruno’s in Ecuador. Medical once he’ll be back in Brazil. pic.twitter.com/qtewkAMpUA
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 26, 2022
According to reports Guimaraes’s camp have received very good incentives from Newcastle that are now backed by the wealthy Saudi Arabian consortium.
The latest reports state that Guimaraes has decided to join Newcastle which is another blow for Arsenal.