After witnessing an entire season of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi being the side’s best wingers, it’s fair to say Arsenal fans were probably counting down the days to the opening of the summer transfer window.
Unai Emery’s side lacked real pace out wide and the loan signing of Barcelona man Denis Suarez was an abject failure, so reports in recent weeks of the north London side being linked with a host of new names has gone down fairly well.
However, despite earlier reports that Dalian Yifang star Yannick Carrasco had agreed personal terms with the Gunners, The Sun now claim that the Chinese outfit’s £30m valuation has forced the Premier League side out of the running.
After the latest setback, Arsenal fans on Twitter were seemingly unsurprised that they had missed out on signing Carrasco and felt the mentality on display was that of a ‘mediocre club’.
Others however seemed to convey a sense of relief that the Belgian international would not be arriving at the Emirates this summer , and suggested Bournemouth pace merchant Ryan Fraser would be a far better option for the Gunners with his proven experience in English football.
Check out the mixed reaction of Arsenal fans to the news they could be missing out on Carrasco:
— Ben Long (@LongyWTID) June 17, 2019
I would prefer Ryan Fraser anyway. Proven in the Premier League and probably a lot cheaper both in transfer fee and wages.
— KHooper95 (@khooper8695) June 17, 2019
In other news the sky is blue
— vak (@nikvak1) June 17, 2019
Typical arsenal! Not even surprised!
— Anirudh (@Tactician04) June 17, 2019
Not too fussed. He looks like the type of guy who would fall out with Emery. Too big of an ego and isn’t actually all that
— LivePlayOnYT (@liveplayonyt) June 17, 2019
Same old routine that we’re all sick and tired of
— Tapiwa Chivafa (@GChivafa1) June 17, 2019
not bothered, bring in fraser
— Drumnd. (@jackodrumnd) June 17, 2019