Arsenal supervisor Unai Emery gave hope to followers on Saturday that the London membership are looking for a approach to usher in Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez within the January switch window.
The membership has been extensively reported within the British media to be eager to signal the 25-year-old Spaniard, whom Emery labored with beforehand at Sevilla.
But the Gunners are thought to have little cash to play with, partly on account of their excessive wage invoice, that means a mortgage deal could possibly be on the playing cards.
At a information convention after Arsenal’s 2-Zero victory over London rivals Chelsea, Emery was requested whether or not the membership was any nearer to securing Suarez’s providers. He declined to call the participant however added:
“I do know the membership is working with completely different potentialities if (it) may help us for these 4 months for our competitors.”
Requested immediately whether or not Suarez would possibly even be with the aspect in time for his or her FA Cup fourth-round match in opposition to outdated foes Manchester United on Jan. 25, Emery stated solely that he can be glad if a participant might reinforce the squad.
“I do know it is a tough window for the switch market and if a participant is coming to assist us I’m completely satisfied. However the membership is doing that and I’m going to attend,” he stated.
For his half, Suarez will solely have fuelled hypothesis a couple of transfer to London by giving a “like” on Instagram to a submit about Arsenal’s win over Chelsea. Barcelona have left the participant out of their 24-man squad forward of Sunday’s La Liga match in opposition to Leganes.
Suarez might assist resolve a conundrum Emery appears to have been fighting within the midfield, the place he has been reluctant to slot in Mesut Ozil, handing the German midfield playmaker solely 12 begins within the Premier League this season.
Midfielder Aaron Ramsey has additionally been extensively reported to be shifting to Juventus within the shut season after contract-extension talks with Arsenal broke down final September.
The principle goal for Arsenal stays qualifying for the Champions League, which they’ve now missed out on for 2 seasons.
Per week in the past Emery stated the aspect’s inconsistency had dealt a blow to their hopes of a top-four end within the Premier League which might qualify them for Europe’s prime membership competitors, following a 1-Zero defeat at West Ham United.