Arsenal ‘keeping tabs’ on Alex Grimaldo situation with Benfica defender ‘available for just £6m summer transfer’

ARSENAL are monitoring the switch state of affairs of Benfica full-back Alex Grimaldo, in accordance with experiences.

Grimaldo is alleged to be accessible for as little as £6million this summer season as a complete host of golf equipment line up a possible bid for the left-back.

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Arsenal are out there for a participant in that place, with their £40m pursuit for versatile Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez wanting more likely to fall flat after Man United went forward within the race to signal him.

Consequently, Arsenal might flip their consideration to the 26-year-old Spaniard.

Portuguese newspaper Record have reported The Gunners are ‘attentive to the situation,’ whereas Ligue 1 aspect Lyon are additionally on the listing of golf equipment.

Grimaldo has one yr left on his present deal and until he indicators a brand new one Benfica would lose him for nothing subsequent summer season, a state of affairs The Eagles want to keep away from.


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It has additionally been famous Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta and Grimaldo share the identical company, which might find yourself being a decisive swing consider Grimaldo’s final vacation spot this summer season.

Arsenal have already accomplished transfers for 4 gamers this summer season with an outlay of £83m to this point.

These acquisitions embrace striker Gabriel Jesus, Porto’s Fabio Viera, goalkeeper Matt Turner and teen Marquinhos.

However this spree is ready to proceed additional as The Gunners line up a bid of £30m for Leicester’s Youri Tielemans.


Grimaldo joined present aspect Benfica from Barcelona’s academy in 2016.

He has made 247 appearances for them since, scoring 19 objectives and registering 50 assists.