Arsenal had been linked with a transfer for Sassuolo and Italy star Domenico Berardi over the summer time. According to a report from Italian information outlet Gazzetta dello Sport final month, the Gunners confirmed an curiosity within the 27-year-old throughout the transfer window. However, a transfer for the Italy worldwide by no means materialised, however in keeping with a contemporary report from Calciomercato, he has knowledgeable Sassuolo of his need to go away the membership in one of many upcoming transfer home windows. The Serie A outfit are reportedly asking for round £30million for Berardi, with round three years remaining on his contract on the Mapei Stadium.
Arsenal, if they had been to make an official transfer for Berardi, could be about to get a participant who has been likened to Arjen Robben. The former Netherlands worldwide has a very distinctive type of play, usually reducing in on his lethal left foot from the correct wing – and that is one thing Berardi additionally does, in keeping with Sassuolo’s assistant youth coach Luciano Carlino in 2014. “For his gentle contact and talent to chop in with tempo, he jogs my memory of Robben,” Carlino stated, by way of the Daily Mail, round seven years in the past. “He has a left foot able to lethality from any place.” Speaking over the summer time, Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carneval issued an replace on the way forward for Berardi. He advised Tuttosport : “Caputo, Boga, Berardi and Locatelli received’t be offered. We’ve obtained a number of affords for them, however we’ve rejected all of them. “We received’t quit our greatest gamers as a result of now we have an formidable mission with De Zerbi, with Berardi being the chief of this staff.” With time remaining on his deal at Sassuolo, the Italian membership usually are not ready the place they completely must promote the winger.