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Arsenal adequately strengthened their squad in the summer transfer window and with Arsene Wenger ever since then, the results have not been fruitful.
Arsenal remains 8 points below league leaders Chelsea in the race and want to further reinforce thier squad in the winter transfer window.
Over the summer, Wenger Shkodran Mustafi and Rob Holding the defense, Granit Xhaka to strengthen the midfield and Lucas Perez to provide cover for Giroud last summer.
Now, things have not been yielding out has planned, and the Frenchman is keen on strentening his squad once more this January which has seen Fiorentina’s Federico Bernardeschi linked with a move to Arsenal.
Back in November, we covered a report (via Express) claiming that the 22-year-old versatile attacker is ready to leave Florence and join Arsenal in the January transfer window.
Arsenal have been tracking the playmaker for quite some time and are looking to sign him this month (The Sun).
On the other hand, Daily Star have reported that the likes of Barca, Juve and Inter are also interested but the Gunners are favorites to hire the services of Federico who has a huge release clause of 63 million pounds ($78million) in his contract.
This season, in 24 appearances for the Serie A side, Bernardeschi has scored 10 goals and provided 2 assists.