Lyon midfielder Bruno Guimaraes has already revealed that he’s eyeing a transfer to England amid fresh links with Arsenal. The Gunners have been rumoured to have launched a renewed transfer for the Brazilian this summer time, having additionally reportedly had an curiosity way back to January 2020. It has been reported by Goal that he’s seen as an excellent different to Italian worldwide Manuel Locatelli, who can also be being eyed by Juventus. Arsenal have been initially linked to Guimaraes when he was nonetheless with Brazilian outfit Athletico Paranaense, nevertheless he opted to affix Lyon. Despite that selection, the now 23-year-old beforehand admitted that he’s nonetheless focusing on a transfer to the Premier League, in addition to additionally enjoying in Spain.
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Talking in an interview with FOX Sports, he mentioned: “I’ve all the time mentioned to my brokers that I dream of enjoying in England, it’s the greatest league on the earth, all of the matches are shut. “Even when the workforce in 1st performs in opposition to the workforce in final, it appears to be like like a ultimate… I’ve Spanish nationality and I additionally like La Liga and Spanish soccer. These are the 2 leagues that I wish to play in.”
Guimaraes has actually impressed in his season-and-a-half with Lyon up to now. He made 9 appearances in all competitions throughout his first marketing campaign earlier than establishing himself within the first-team with an extra 37 outings throughout 2020/21. In that point, he scored three objectives. He nonetheless has three years left to run on his contract on the Groupama Stadium.
The midfielder is at the moment in Olympic motion for his nation and has performed each recreation as far as Brazil progressed from their group to achieve the quarter-finals. Ironically, Arsenal have additionally been linked with one other renewed transfer for one among Guimaraes’ present teammates Houssem Aouar as Mikel Arteta makes an attempt to recruit a extra artistic midfield participant. Do you need an unique pre-season Arsenal preview – each in your inbox and thru your letterbox? Head over right here to seek out out extra and safe your copy!