Arsenal are planning a £26 million bid for Palmeiras midfielder Danilo, based on stories.
The Gunners made a transfer to signal the 21-year-old in the course of the closing levels of the summer time switch window however the Brazilian membership held agency and stored their extremely rated midfielder.
Arsenal’s provide of £20m was rejected by Palmeiras, who’re protected by a €100m (£86.6m) launch clause in his contract which runs till 2026.
Mikel Arteta had additionally focused Douglas Luiz however the Brazilian midfielder, who was out of contract subsequent summer time, lately signed a brand new cope with Aston Villa.
In keeping with The Solar, Arsenal have already determined to attempt once more for Danilo within the January window and are planning to launch a £26m provide after the World Cup is over.
The report claims that Arsenal imagine Palmeiras may now be keen to promote Danilo as soon as their season ends subsequent month.
The 21-year-old has performed a key function in Palmeiras’ latest success, serving to the membership win two Copa Libertadores titles, the Campeonato Paulista and the Copa do Brasil. He’s additionally set so as to add the Brazilian Serie A to his honours checklist as Palmeiras shut in on the title.
Talking after the summer time switch window closed, Palmeiras president Leila Pereira insisted that Danilo wouldn’t be offered.
‘I mentioned he wasn’t going to depart and he didn’t,’ mentioned Leila Pereira.
‘I’ll inform you, gamers of this measurement, essential within the historical past of Palmeiras, I don’t make selections alone.
‘I at all times seek the advice of our coach, teaching workers. If my coach says he can’t lose the participant below any circumstances, he doesn’t depart.’