Arsenal ready to agree £35million fee to beat Man Utd to signing – Record

Erik ten Hag - Manchester United manager

As per the latest reports going on in Portugal, Vitinha is heavily linked with move to the Premier League this summer.

Yesterday, O Jogo reported that the likes of Manchester United and Barcelona are prepared to activate the 40 million euros release clause to sign the midfielder from Porto.

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This morning, Record have reported that now, Arsenal have entered the race and even they are ready to agree the £35million fee (clause) to hire the services of the youngster from the Primeira Liga champions.

The renowned Portuguese news source have mentioned that the Gunners are in a hot battle with the Red Devils to lure the 22-year-old starlet.

Porto have made it clear that Vitinha will only leave the club if the above mentioned exit clause is activated. On the other hand, the player will look at the contracts and the sporting projects offered by the suitors before making his final decision.

Jorge Mendes is leading the negotiations of this transfer and it is stated the the 3-capped international’s move away from the Dragons is imminent.

Ten Hag has lost the likes of Lingard, Pogba and Matic from his midfield and in such a scenario, Record claim that Man Utd are strongly interested in luring the former Wolves loanee.

At the Emirates, Arteta was mainly targeting Yves Bissouma but the Mali international is close to joining Spurs. So, the Spanish manager is now pushing to sign Vitinha.

In the 20-21 campaign, the Seleccao midfielder only started 8 games on loan for the Molineux outfit, scored a goal and provided an assist under Nuno Espirito Santo.

Last season, he scored 2 goals and provided 4 assists in the Liga Nos winning campaign for Porto (30 appearances). We shall see how the transfer saga unfolds and will keep you updated.

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