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Arsenal and Man City favourites to land Alejandro Grimaldo in summer transfer

October 18, 2020

first_imgArsenal and Man City favourites to land Alejandro Grimaldo in summer transfer Comment PLAY Grimaldo is Benfica’s regular left-back (Picture: Getty)Arsenal and Manchester City are leading the race to sign Benfica defender Alejandro Grimaldo, reports say.The Benfica star has attracted the attention of several top clubs in the last 18 months, as he has continued to mature in Portugal.At 23 years old, Grimaldo seems poised to move up a level this summer and he could be heading to the Premier League. Read More About Connatix V67539 1 min. story SPONSORED Skip Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Video Settings Full Screen Advertisement Read More Advertisement by Metrocenter_img Coming Next (Picture: Getty)Sport claim City and Arsenal are favourites to land Grimaldo, who came through Barcelona’s youth ranks before joining in 2015.ADVERTISEMENT Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling 1/1 Skip Ad Read More / Grimaldo was tipped for great things at Barcelona, but struggled to break into the first due to a serious injury and competition at full-back.AdvertisementAdvertisementPep Guardiola wants a replacement for injury-prone Benjamin Mendy, while Arsenal need a long-term successor to Nacho Monreal.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Read More Top articles Incoming club chief Monchi is a big fan of Grimaldo (Picture: Getty)Grimaldo is under contract until 2021 and could be one of the first signings in the summer if Arsenal can negotiate a good price.Arsenal are expected to appoint Monchi as director of football in the coming weeks and the former Roma chief is a big admirer of Grimaldo.Unai Emery will have just £40million to spend this summer, but Monchi’s influence might be a major factor in Grimaldo arriving at the club.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves Read More Coral BarryThursday 14 Mar 2019 8:21 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link264Shareslast_img

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