Arsenal switch chief, Edu, is shut to sealing a switch deal to stamp extremely-rated teenage striker, Tiago Tomas, from Wearing Lisbon.
In accordance to The Solar, Edu is in declare talks with Wearing’s director of football, Hugo Viana and is shut to finalising a deal for Tomas.
The report added that with the present financial local climate Arsenal are acknowledged to be hopeful of landing Tomas,18, for around £20m.
Edu has made it certain he would not are looking out to repeat the same mistake the Gunners made as soon as they did not stamp Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, from Wearing Lisbon in 2003 with Tomas.
Retract that mature Arsenal supervisor, Arsene Wenger famously came shut to signing Ronaldo from Wearing in 2003 earlier than the then 18-300 and sixty five days-historical considerable person joined Manchester United.
Edu and Arsenal supervisor, Mikel Arteta, were impressed by Tomas’s efficiency in opposition to Benfica earlier this month.
Tomas signed a fresh five-300 and sixty five days deal with Wearing closing 300 and sixty five days which reportedly comprises a £52million release clause.
He has scored two needs in his eight begins for Wearing this season.