Arsenal are showing their interest in signing the Wolverhampton Wanderers midfielder Ruben Neves in the upcoming summer transfer window.
Neves made 176 appearances for Wolves since arriving from Porto, including 40 outings in all competitions in the 2020-21 campaign.
The Portuguese midfielder still has 3 years with Molineux but is expecting to leave the club during the summer.
Arsenal are favourites to sign the midfielder, the recent reports claim, the Gunners has offered a five-year contract with them.
According to reports from the athletic, Arsenal are in discussion with Wolves and are hoping to crack the deal in future.
Arsenal have identified Renato Sanches as a backup option for Neves if the midfielder is unable to join their squad for some reason.
Ruben Neves, who was in action for Portugal in the Euro 2020 this summer, can also move to Manchester United.
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Neves featured in the Professional Football Associations Team of the year as Wolves won the Championship title before entering the Premier League.
Crisp and accurate passer from a long distance and anywhere, a fierce shot, Neves appeared in 176 matches for Wolves.
The Portuguese international has played 22 matches for his country since making his debut in November 2015 against Russia.
Neves is in Portugal squad for the Euros but only played a small cameo in a 2-2 draw against France.
Neves is one player out of four including Rui Patricio, Nelson Semedo, and Joao Moutinho who were called in the national team.
The gunners are already looking forward to signing a midfielder before the start of next season. Having a poor season last year, Arsenal won’t be featuring in any European competition this summer. Thus, this season their focus will solely be on the Premier League and rebuilding their current squad.