Reports in France claim that Arsenal are keen on signing Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini on a free transfer (via The Telegraph).
There can be a lot of silly rumours in the summer transfer window but this one has more than a little weight to it.
Reports in France suggest that Arsenal are scheduled to meet with Marouane Fellaini this week over a potential free transfer.
The Belgium midfielder’s current deal at Old Trafford will expire at the end of the month and Fellaini has reportedly rejected a one-year extension.
Now, it seems that the Gunners are keen to swoop for the player with the club keen on signing a new central midfielder.
French publication Foot 365 has claimed that Arsenal are due to meet with the player’s representatives this week over a potential move to the Emirates.
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The reliable Kristof Terreur has added fuel to the rumours, claiming that Arsenal are indeed in the market for a tall midfielder and that an English has been in touch with Fellaini’s representatives.
Apart from that Arsenal are looking for a tall midfielder and his advisors saying that an English club, who play regularly in Europe have been in touch…
— Kristof Terreur 📰 (@HLNinEngeland) June 4, 2018
It’s a strange story and one which will cause more than a little confusion amongst Arsenal fans. Marouane Fellaini is far from the most popular player amongst most football fans but wouldn’t be the worst free signing given Arsenal’s transfer budget.