Arsenal keen to sign Barcelona midfielder Rafinha Alcantara in this transfer window. Gunners need a creative player in midfield and Brazil international is the best option. He is one of the best midfielders in Europe and deserves to play regularly. Barcelona planning to add Ramsey from Arsenal and there could be a swap deal between these clubs. Londoners will give him a regular place in starting line-up.
Rafinha spent his years of youth in Blaugrana and also was loaned in Celta and Inter in recent years. he played excellently in Serie A and Nerazzurri keen to add him in this summer. Brazilian midfielder contracted with the Catalan club until 2020 and his release clause is nearly €30m. His price could increase as several big clubs interested to sign him. In this season 25-year-old played 18 games, scored 2 goals and made 3 assist in all competition. Currently, he is training with Barcelona.
Arsenal already signed German shot-stopper Bernd Leno, Greek centre-back Sokratis, Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira, French starlet Matteo Guendouzi and Swiss defender Stephan Lichsteiner in this transfer window. Emery also interested to add Sevilla star Steven N’Zonzi and Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele in this summer. Gunners in talks with Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes but the deal isn’t done yet.