Arsenal are leading the race to sign Milan winger Rafael Leāo this summer. Portuguese international move d to the San Siro from Lille in 2019 for a fee of £32 million, and he was initially a striker in Milan.
This season, though, He has been converted into a left winger and he has thrived in a team that has just gone top of Serie A, Leāo scoring the only goal at the weekend in the win over Sampdoria which enabled them to leapfrog neighbours Inter in the standings.
In his new position, the 22-year old already has 120 goals and six assists in 27 appearances in all competitions this campaign.
A number of Premier League clubs are monitoring his situation, but the interest from Arsenal is the most concrete, according to reports from Italy.
Milan want to tie him down to a new deal with his current contract expiring in 2024, but a move to the Premier League could be an attractive proposition for him.
Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.