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Arsenal Set To Table €12m For Outstanding Defender

Timothy Aiyeku

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Europa League finalists Arsenal are plotting a move to sign Bologna midfielder Erick Pulgar during this summer’s transfer window according to the latest reports emanating from the media in Italy.

Erick Pulgar has been attracting the interest of the best teams in Italy and environs.

The Chilean international player has a release clause of €12m in his contract with his Italian Serie A club according to the specific report from the stables of the La Gazzetta dello Sport.

Apart from Arsenal, major European clubs like AC Milan, Inter Milan, Sevilla and many more have been linked with the Chilean player.

Erick Pulgar is presently on international duty with COPA America champions Chile at the ongoing tournament in Brazil.

The defensive midfielder would be hoping to help Chile retain their title having won the last two editions.

The Chileans are targeting a hat-trick of wins at the ongoing COPA America tournament in Brazil.

Chile are facing a semifinal clash with Peru on Wednesday night and the winner will face the conqueror of the mammoth last four clash between hosts Brazil and arch rivals Argentina on Tuesday night.

The aforementioned publication from La Gazzetta dello Sport confirmed that the player shares the same agent as ex-Arsenal attacker Alexis Sanchez.

Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.