Wolverhampton Wanderers are reportedly open to selling Ruben Neves this summer,
potentially opening the door for Neves to switch to North London.
Neves, 24, joined the club four years ago from Porto in a shock move that saw the
Portugal international move to the Championship.
The midfielder was vital in Wolves’ promotion to the Premier League and he helped
them to back-to-back seventh spot finishes, scoring some eye-catching goals along the
way. Nuno Espírito Santo’ departure has opened the door to a number of Wolves’
Portuguese contingent questioning their futures at the club and Neves feels now is
the right time to move on.
Neves has reportedly told a number of his team-mates that he wants to join Arsenal
NSL Leanrt, the Gunners must first stump up a fee of around £35m for his signature.
Emi Buendia at the weekend and they’ll likely have to sell first before they can meet
Wolves’ asking price for Neves.
Arsenal waited until deadline day last summer to trigger Thomas Partey’s £45m release
clause, such was the uncertainty over the club’s finances 12 months ago.
Matters have worsened since, with Arsenal failing to qualify for Europe for the first time