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Arsenal identify Jakub Jankto as Santi Cazorla replacement 0

Posted on November 30, 2017 by Milos Markovic

The Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla has this week shared some bad news with his fans, confirming that he will need another intervention to his Achilles injury.

The Gunners star has endured torrid time over the past year which saw him go under the knife nine times. The experienced Spanish international was forced to push the return date even further with the latest update on his fitness status and Arsenal are said to be beginning to lose faith.

Cazorla’s contract is set to expire next summer and Gunners appear to have already started looking for a replacement.

Milan lead Arsenal in the race for Udinese’s Jakub Jankto 0

Posted on September 23, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

AC Milan are reportedly ready to make a bid for Udinese midfielder Jakub Jankto, according to Calciomercato via talkSPORT. The Serie A giants are said to be in the market for a central midfielder and have long been an admirer of Jankto. Milan could make an official approach when the January transfer window opens.

Arsenal and Everton have also been linked with the 21-year-old, who last season scored and created nine goals in 24 Serie A starts, and has contributed two goals in five appearances this campaign. The Gunners have long needed to strengthen their midfield, but Jankto may be unlikely to dethrone the likes of Granit Xhaka and Aaron Ramsey currently.

Jankto’s agent reveals Arsenal interest 0

Posted on July 28, 2017 by Crippy Cooke

Agent Beppe Riso believes Arsenal and two other European clubs are interested in his client Jakub Jankto of Udinese. The highly-rated midfielder enjoyed a breakthrough season for the Serie A side in 2016/17 and now has speculation surrounding his future.

Riso tipped him for Premier League football in the future, but also stressed how important it is to focus on developing with Udinese. Speaking to Sport Italia, he said: “Arsenal like him, he’s a lover of English football, and he’s also liked by Juve, Inter and other teams,” reports FourFourTwo.

Arsenal back in the race for Udinese midfielder 0

Posted on September 13, 2016 by Milos Markovic

After a season of an extensive scouting process, Arsenal are ready to get back in the race for the highly-rated Udinese midfielder Jakub Jankto, according to reports.

The Czech Republic Under-21 international spent last season on loan at Ascoli in Serie B, but is back with Udinese for the current campaign in the Italian top flight with the manager Guiseppe Iachini prepared to give the talented midfielder a chance to shine for the first-team.

The 20-year-old’s natural position is on the left, but he can operate in a variety of positions in the centre of the park.

Arsenal reportedly bid for Colombian striker 2

Posted on May 28, 2016 by David Nugent

According to Udinese club president Franco Soldati, Arsenal have made a bid for Colombian international Duvan Zapata, who is currently on-loan in Udine from Serie A rivals Napoli.

Zapata’s loan deal is not due to end until next summer, but Soldati claims that other clubs have attempted to sign the striker in his loan period.

Offers from elsewhere

Soldati told Radio Kiss Kiss: ‘There is a clause that allows Napoli to recall him early from the two-year loan,’

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