Arsenal lead Newcastle in race to signal 26-year-old Serie A midfielder – report - Football Roof

Arsenal lead Newcastle in race to signal 26-year-old Serie A midfielder – report

Arsenal are main Newcastle United within the race to signal Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz this summer season, based on a report in England.

Italian media outlet Corriere dello Sport, as quoted by the Daily Mail, is reporting that Arsenal are frontrunners to recruit the 26-year-old within the 2022 summer season switch window regardless of loads of curiosity within the Serie A expertise.

The identical article states that Arsenal are dealing with direct competitors from Newcastle however Manchester Metropolis and Manchester United are additionally preserving tabs on Ruiz’s state of affairs on the Italian membership forward of the 2022-23 season.

In line with the identical story, Ruiz is ready to change into a free agent on the finish of the 2022-23 season so Napoli can be prepared to just accept a suggestion within the area of £28.5m from an suitor this summer season.

The report reveals that Newcastle had a £42m provide rejected six months in the past so Eddie Howe’s facet are more likely to return with a bid seeing as Ruiz’s price ticket has considerably diminished since their first provide.

However Corriere dello Sport declare that Arsenal are the “most celebration” in Ruiz’s signature as Mikel Arteta appears to be like to enhance his choices in the course of the park after a fifth-placed end final time period.

The Italian media outlet means that Arsenal, Manchester Metropolis, Manchester United and Newcastle have all “made their transfer” so it’s as much as Ruiz to resolve the place his future lies.

Ruiz has scored seven objectives and has made 4 assists in 32 video games in Serie A final time period.

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