Cape Town - Arsenal are reported to be weighing up a fresh
move for Yannick Carrasco when the transfer window opens again in the
The Gunners were showing an interest in the 25-year-old in
the January transfer window, but a deal failed to materialise, and he ended up
staying in China with Dalian Yifang.
Carrasco has been in China since making the shock move from
Atletico Madrid in February last year, but reports linking him with a return to
Europe refuse to go away.
The Belgium international is on the wanted list of Italian giants
AC Milan, while Manchester United have also been linked in the past, as have
Boss Unai Emery will be looking to make changes to his squad
in the summer and the talented wide man is said to be on his list of possible
However, Emery does not have a large transfer budget to work
with and the total cost of the deal could be beyond the club.
As well as the fee, Carrasco is said to earn a whopping £8 million
a year in China, wages that would have to be reduced significantly if Arsenal
are to get involved.