Arsenal are comprehended to hold an interest in finalizing Real Betis winger Nabil Fekir, though they are not likely to fulfill the present asking cost, Spanish outlet AS claims.
The Gunners have actually been linked with a move for the Frenchman given that their time under former manager Arsene Wenger and they had actually apparently refused the chance to sign him from Lyon last summer.
Fekir afterwards made the switch to Betis for around ₤20 m and he has actually shown a quality purchase for them with 6 goals and 5 assists from 22 league appearances.
According to AS, the Gunners are stated to have actually restored their interest in the World Cup- winning forward however they hesitate to fulfill Betis’ ₤436 m price for the player’s services.
The exact same publication includes that the Spanish club are not likely to minimize their assessment for the 26- year-old, provided they owe 20 percent of the future transfer charge to Lyon and an additional 10 percent to the player himself.
Fekir can playing anywhere throughout the attack and he has actually handled almost an equivalent quantity of appearances on the left wing, extreme right and the number 10 position this season.
Preferably, he is more matched to the assaulting midfield area and he might be considered a replacement for the aging Mesut Ozil, whose efficiencies have actually been typical in the Premier League in current years.
The capital outfit lost out on the chance to sign Fekir on the inexpensive last summer and it stays to be seen whether they will fulfill and reassess Betis’ non-negotiable asking cost.
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