In the modern world of football, the transfer season lasts year-round. While the literal transfers of players take place in the summer and winter windows, rumors, speculation and even concrete agreements can happen any time.
According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Arsenal have joined Juventus in race for Sao Paulo striker Brenner.
The 20-year-old has been subject to interest from various European clubs.
The striker has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in Brazil.
Brenner has been in impressive form for Sao Paulo this season and it looks like he caught the eye of many European clubs including Arsenal.
The Gunners are looking to sign a striker and have identified the 20-year-old as potential transfer target.
The Brazil international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of striker Edu wants to target in the winter transfer window.
Arsenal are desperate to make an impact in the winter transfer window.
The Brazil international will offer the Arsenal boss the freedom to be more flexible with his formations, tactics and team selections.
According to the report, “Sao Paulo striker Brenner is attracting Premier League interest. Calciomercato.it says the 20 year-old forward is on the radar of Arsenal, along with Juventus, AC Milan and PSG. Brenner, 20, has a contract to 2022 with Sao Paulo. This season, he has scored 15 goals in 25 games for Sao Paulo. Arsenal chief Edu hasn’t been shy in bringing Brazilian talent to the Londoners, with Gabriel and Willian joining this past summer.”
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It would take a huge offer from Arsenal to prise the 20-year-old striker from Sao Paulo.
Sao Paulo are preparing to sell their striker should they receive a massive offer for him.
Good signing for Arsenal?
It is smart from the club to invest in younger players, rather than splashing out big money on experienced players with no resale value.
As for the player, Arsenal could be a great place for him to grow as a footballer. They will be able to provide him with regular first-team football and he will be coached by a very good manager like Arteta.
Brenner is very highly rated in Brazil and he could be a superb long term signing for Arsenal.
Arsenal fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club.
It will be interesting to see if Arsenal can beat their rivals to the striker’s signature.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.