Arsenal explodes in race for Man City superstar; Arteta is considering selling a failed man to fund the transfer

Arsenal have reportedly entered the race to sign Manchester City star Bernardo Silva, and are expected to consider offers for Gabriel Jesus to fund the transfer this summer.

The recent battle between the Gunners and City was hard-fought. Arsenal led their title rivals for much of last season before a string of poor results saw them return to the series title winners, as they eventually won the Premier League with ease.

This season, things were more exciting. City have a chance to get back on top after the Gunners’ latest win as they have played a game less and are one point below the North Londoners.

Mikel Arteta has clearly gained a lot from his time under Pep Guardiola at Etihad. In addition to tactics, he also brought a number of his players with him.

Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko entered through the same window and Arsenal have long admired Joao Cancelo, who is currently on loan from City to Barcelona.

Whether or not they’ll get it remains to be seen. Barca want to bring him back, but the Citizens want to sell to the highest bidder.

Another big City player has now appeared on Arsenal’s radar: attacking superstar Silva in midfield.

According to the Daily starthe Gunners are closely monitoring his situation.

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Arsenal among Silva admirers

It was recently reported that Silva has done so has decided he wants to leave this summer.

His £50m release clause shouldn’t be difficult for Arsenal to cough up.

However, they will have competition for the bow. Barcelona, ​​Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are all reported to be in the mix for him.

PSG has some financial concernsBut Barcelona will struggle to finance a deal. Therefore, Real are believed to be at the forefront of his signature.

Jesus could be sold

If Arsenal manage to beat the La Liga giants to the wire, they could welcome back one City man and say goodbye to one of his former team-mates in the same window.

Insider David Ornstein has wondered whether Jesus’ time could have come at the Emirates following his failure in front of goal this season.

“Gabriel Jesus, has time passed him by at Arsenal? Because he suffers from a recurring knee injury, or multiple injuries,” Ornstein said Caught offside.

“His goal production is not what he or Arsenal would expect. And we know he is capable of great moments like Manchester United at home this season.

“But they are so rare that if Arsenal sign a top striker you can imagine they would at least have to take into account any outside interest in Gabriel Jesus.

“Even if it doesn’t work out, even if you know it, he will be fit and show his versatility because he can also play wide… these are serious questions that need to be answered.”

Jesus has scored just four goals in the Premier League this season, and Arsenal have hugely talented strikers like Viktor Gyokeres and Joshua Zirkzee on their radar who could surpass his impact if signed.

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