Arsenal fans love links to Juve’s Bentancur

Arsenal fans are absolutely loving the latest transfer rumours, as reports in Italy claim the Gunners are one of two teams eyeing Juventus youngster Rodrigo Bentancur.

According to Gazzetta dello Sport, both Arsenal and Barcelona like Bentancur, who could look for a move away from Juventus after struggling to nail down a place in the side.

The 21 year-old was a key component for Oscar Tabarez’s Uruguay side Russia, starting in all five matches and grabbing an assist in the win over Portugal.

Arsenal have already signed Bernd Leno, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Matteo Guendouzi and Lucas Torreira, and the 21 year-old Bentancur could cap off a perfect summer.

The tough tackling youngster can do a little bit of everything in the middle of the park, spending time in about six different positions across Juventus’ midfield last season.

He is best as a traditional box to box central midfielder though, and fans are loving the links to the 6 ft 2 beast after his impressive showings in Russia.

Advertisement

One would have to assume he would slot in alongside Torreira, which could be bad news for Granit Xhaka, though one fan thinks it could be Aaron Ramsey that would lose out. Either way, you can find some of the best Twitter reactions down below…