According to football.london, Arsenal are interested in securing the solutions of Rennes winger Ismaila Sarr ahead of the summer season transfer window.
It was earlier reported by Get France Football News that Gunners inquired more than Sarr’s availability straight just after their three-1 loss to the French side in the initial-leg of their Europa League final-16, and football.london’s Arsenal correspondent Charles Watts confirmed the club’s interest in the 21-year-old.
“Ismaila Sarr at Rennes is definitely a winger they are searching at,” he stated.
“Nicolas Pepe was initial option, but he is now properly out of Arsenal’s price tag variety and appears bound for Bayern Munich.”
The Senegalese triggered the Gunners’ defence all sorts of troubles more than each legs, grabbing the third in the initial-leg.
Sarr, who rejected Barcelona to join Rennes in the summer season of 2017 was also accountable for Sokratis Papastathopoulos’ sending off just after the Greek had no option than to foul him at some point.
The winger was on the radar of former head of recruitment Sven Mislintat, and it appears manager Unai Emery shares his sentiment.
The Spaniard could do with Sarr’s explosiveness, creativity and versatility at the Emirates subsequent season, and he need to be cost-effective for money-strapped Arsenal just after costing just £15.2million throughout his switch from Metz two summers ago.
The Senegal international has 10 objectives and eight assists across all competitions this term and was one particular of his country’s shining lights at final summer’s Globe Cup in Russia exactly where he played all 270minutes of their campaign.