Hope for Arsenal as Lille Midfielder Confirms He Is Ready for Transfer Amid Emirates Links
- Renato Sanches has opened up about his Lille future, revealing he is open to offers
- The Portugal international has just 18 months left on his current deal with the French club
- Arsenal are understood to be among the leading contenders for the services of the 24-year-old
Lille midfielder Renato Sanches has confirmed Arsenal are among a number of clubs interested in his services.
The 24-year-old has rediscovered his stunning form since joining the Ligue 1 side from Bayern Munich.
Sanches shot to prominence five years ago during the Euro 16 as he played a vital role in Portugal's title triumph during the continental tournament.
His performances in the competition earned him a move to the Bundesliga, with Bayern Munich splashing an eyewatering £40million to secure his signature.
However, he struggled for form in Germany, with many contending his career had hit a dead end but has since rediscovered his spark with Lille.
His displays has caught the eyes of some of Europe's top teams including Arsenal who are believed to be interested in him.
The Portugal international has now opened up about a potential exit from Lille, revealing Arsenal are among the teams who have expressed interest in signing him.
Sanches further divulged he is in contact with his agent over a possible move, adding that he would consider an offer and depart Lille.
"Maybe Milan and Arsenal are interested but I don’t know. I spoke with my agent, I know which clubs are calling me but I can’t say right now," Sanches said as quoted by Metro UK.
"But I know I’m ready. If an offer comes in, I’ll find out what’s best for me," he added.
Chelsea sign Derby County star
Earlier, Sports Brief reported Chelsea have completed their first January signing following the arrival of Dylan Williams.
A delighted Williams took to social media to confirm the transfer, describing Chelsea as "one of the biggest clubs in the world."
"Wow. I am absolutely delighted to have signed for one of the biggest clubs in the world," he posted on Instagram.
Source: Sports Brief News