Arsenal set to sign a Brazilian attacker in January

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 06/12/2018

Arsenal is willing to sign a Brazilian attacker during the winter transfer after the club identified Club Brugge striker  Wesley Moraes as their main target.

A potential move is likely to happen in January as the Emirate outfit is willing to pay £15 million for the services of the Brazilian forward.

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Moraes, 22, has been in scintillating form for his club this season, both in the league and the Champions League, he scored the Champions League goal against Thierry Henry’s AS Monaco during their 1-1 draw at the Jan Breydelstadion.

The Brazilian striker’s form has attracted interest from Valencia and Fiorentina, Arsenal boss Unai Emery wants to find a replacement for injured Danny Welbeck in a bid to add to the attacking depth that has Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette, according to The Sun.

Emery is also in search for a replacement for left-back with Nacho Monreal’s expiring at the end of the season, he is eyeing Ajax left-back Nicolás Alejandro Tagliafico so as to create a competition for Sead Kolašinac at the left back position.