A president of a Ligue 1 club has revealed that his team’s players love Arsenal. And his agent has made every effort to secure a move this summer amid interest from Monaco and Liverpool.
Montpellier president Laurent Nicollin said Ely Wahi loved Arsenal and added that the striker’s agent was in talks with the Gunners, with the Gunners linked. With the Montpellier striker this summer, FootMercato reported on May 31 that Arsenal were planning to make an offer for Wahi. The report also claims the Gunners and Monaco are both keen on the 20-year-old.
It is also reported that Arsenal has been monitoring and sending scouts to look at the form of this youngster for several months. And now Nicollin says The French U21 international star loves Arsenal. It added that the striker’s agent is in talks with a number of clubs. “His agent is talking to four or five big clubs and I know who they are. But I won’t tell you We know how much he loves Arsenal.”
L’Equipe reports that Arsenal have sent scouts to watch Montpellier play against the team. Stade Reims on the last day of the season In which game he scored 2 goals to help his ยูฟ่าเบท team win on the closing day of the season. However, Arsenal’s scouts had another incentive to watch the game when Folarin Balogun came on and scored for the opposition. By Balogun preparing to leave the club this summer. But Arsenal want to make sure they make the right decision in such a sale. If Balogun moves out Wahi’s move is even more likely. Therefore, it is not surprising that the scouting team will attend this match.
Arsenal have been monitoring and observing Wahi’s form for several months. And they are ready to make their first offer for a transfer. Although the exact value of such offers is unknown. But it is believed to be below the 30-35 million euros that Montpellier wants. Monaco remain keen on the player despite the high price tag. And it is reported that they may argue that Wahi needs to go one step at a time towards success. So moving to Monaco is like paving the way to great success.
The Montpellier president openly spoke about Arsenal about Wahi. It indicates that a move to Emirates Stadium in the summer of 2023 could happen. And Wahi’s love for the Gunners increases their chances of getting the youngster. Liverpool have also been linked with the 20-year-old, but if he wants to move to Arsenal That would give the Gunners an advantage. Wahi made 29 starts and four substitutes in Ligue 1 for Montpellier last season. The 20-year-old scored 19. goals and five assists in those games.