Mikel Arteta’s comments come amid continuing ties with Dusan Vlahovic, whom Fiorentina estimates at around £ 60m.
A little about the topic
The Serbian footballer has scored 18 goals in 22 games this season, and reports in Italy say Arsenal are looking to lure him to North London and may be ready to include Torreira, currently on loan in Fiorentina, as part of the deal.
What did the Arsenal manager say?
Talking about the transfer window and the prospect of completing a big deal for a player like Dusan Vlahovic, Mikel Arteta said that he thinks with the number of things and how they want to evolve the squad, they should maximize each window in many different ways and they are on the lookout.
According to Mikel Arteta, Edu and his team are working very hard as they know exactly what they need to do. Whether they will be able to achieve this in January or summer is a different question as it relates to other things.
Again, if this is the right player, and they can afford it, and they can do what they want, they talk it over and make the best decision possible. According to Arteta, they are open.
A little about Dusan Vlahovic
The Fiorentina player has only 18 months left on his Serie A contract and has made it clear that he will not sign an extension. There are speculations that the Italian side may be ready to cash in on Vlahovic this month, rather than wait until the summer when its value drops.
Arsenal have long been linked to Serbia’s interest in the international, although club sources have previously played out proposals for a move. Reports in Italy have argued that Dusan Vlahovic’s preference would be to stay in Fiorentina for the rest of the season before deciding on their future. Man City and Tottenham are also said to be interested, while Juve was also connected.