Arsenal and Liverpool battle to sign Sevilla defender
Arsenal and Liverpool set to battle for Sevilla’s Diego Carlos this summer after his noteworthy season with the La Liga outfit
Both Premier League clubs have their sights on Sevilla defender Diego Carlos this summer.
The Gunners are peering toward defensive fortifications with their back four proving an issue all through the season.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has a host of defenders to choose at the Emirates however is set to lead a summer upgrade.
Sevilla wants £68m for the 26-year-old this summer.
Sevilla might be enticed to acknowledge a marginally lower fee of £54m should a potential admirer come calling.
Diego Carlos has a considerable list of admirers in Spain and the Premier League after helping the Andalusians secure Champions League football.
Mikel Arteta and his director of football Edu realize that Arsenal will be chipping away at a low budget this summer which may price them out of a move.
Arsenal might have the option to manage the cost of Diego Carlos however should they effectively offload the likes of Mesut Ozil and Matteo Guendouzi who have both become undesirable.
All things considered, Liverpool could give stiff competition to the Sevilla star and have the bait of being champions of England.
Jurgen Klopp as far as anyone knows considers Diego Carlos to be as the perfect partner for Virgil van Dijk.
The German has played with a few blends at the core of defence as Joe Gomez, Joel Matip and Dejan Lovren all go with the Dutchman.
The Reds decided not to acquire any major new signings the previous summer as they stayed with the team who won the Champions League.
It end up being the correct choice but Liverpool are not expected to be as calm this time round.
They have been intensely connected with Bayern Munich’s Thiago Alcântara who has advised the Germans he needs to leave the club.