Arsenal in ‘very advanced transfer negotiations’ with free agent Brahimi
ARSENAL are reportedly in “very advanced transfer negotiations” with free operator Yacine Brahimi.
The winger, 29, is available for an immediate move after his F.C Porto contract expired today.
What’s more, La Gazzette de Fennec claims Brahimi is near verifying an Emirates switch.
Armory need another wide-man after credit flop Denis Suarez joined Celta Vigo.
What’s more, it’s asserted the Algeria worldwide is wanting to arrive a delectable contract from Unai Emery.
He scored 13 objectives and helped nine more in 49 matches last term.
In any case, the report includes that Brahimi is likewise searching for a £3.5million marking on expense.
And that could prove to be an issue for the cash-strapped Gunners, who are also keen on Wilfried Zaha but are miles from gathering Crystal Palace’s £80m valuation.
Emery has been handed a transfer budget worth just £40m this summer after losing the Europa League FINAL and completing fifth in the Premier League.
The lack of Champions League funds means Brahimi’s £3.5m charge would need to leave the exchange spending plan.
And Arsenal are hoping he will accept their lucrative contract offer with no extra installments.
Nonetheless, there are different suitors in for Brahimi’s desired mark, including Turkish trio Galatasaray, Fenerbahce and Besiktas.