Arsenal set to miss out on £8m Nicolas Tagliafico

ARSENAL are set to miss out on Ajax star Nicolas Tagliafico after his agent indicated the left-back is arranging a move to Italy.

Unai Emery was reportedly considering an £8million bid for the Argentine, who has played a big part in the Amsterdam outfit’s Champions League fantasy this season.

Although he missed the crunch 2-1 quarter-finals victory over Juventus last week, Tagliafico has been Erik ten Hag’s ordinary this season picking up consideration from Europe’s top clubs.

Tottenham, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid were all believed to have joined Arsenal in the race for his mark.

But the left-back’s agent Ricardo Schlieper has revealed his player prioritises a move to Serie A because result of social similitudes among Italy and Argentine.

He told FC Inter News: « Inter and Italian football are always alluring goals for Argentine players.

« Let’s not forget, like it was once said, that we’re Italians who communicate in Spanish.

« Everything’s very familiar. It’s like being at home.

« Tagliafico has always been our priority for Italy, but in the most appropriate moment we will find the right place. We will perceive what occurs. »

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