Arsenal head of recruitment Sven Mislintat ‘would love’ Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele
BARCELONA star Ousmane Dembele would be a dream signing for Arsenal.
The Gunners have a restricted transfer budget having broken their record fee twice last season on Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
As a result, Unai Emery’s side must act carefully when it comes to who they recruit to bolster the squad.
Arsenal need quality additions at the back especially following their sixth-place finish.
It is believed defence and midfield are considered priorities in terms of bringing players in.
Football London do say Arsenal are on the look out for a wide attacker too.
Arsenal would love to land Barcelona and France winger Ousmane Dembele
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ARSENAL have entered a new era with Unai Emery as manager and Sven Mislintat as head of recruitment - and they are being linked with plenty of transfers.
They have been linked with interest in Sporting Lisbon star Gelson Martins, with reports of a bid played down.
Head of recruitment Sven Mislintat would apparently ‘love’ to get 21-year-old Dembele from Barcelona.
The former Borussia Dortmund talent endured a tough first season at the Nou Camp due to injury which hurt his form.
But the chances of Arsenal striking a deal to lure Dembele away from Barcelona seem slim.
Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu said this week: “Dembele is a very young player, a very talented player that we are, of course, expecting a lot from.