Arsenal’s move for Christopher Nkunku in major doubt, reveals agent

first_imgAdvertisement Arsenal’s move for Christopher Nkunku in major doubt, reveals agent Emery has worked with Nkunku before (Picture: Getty)‘I here tonight [in the studio], which is not a good sign,’ Nkunku’s agent told Canal+.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘There is a real interest from Arsenal for Nkunku, but the discussions are quite complicated. There are restrictions from Arsenal’s side, they cannot do a transfer in the middle of the season. It is still being discussed with PSG, things could still happen in the next 48 hours, but as I said, the fact that I am here means that it does not look good.”A‘His situation will be evaluated in June, then he will have just 1 year left on his contract, and his situation will need to be evaluated.‘He is a young boy, who needs to play, enjoy himself, and to sign up for a project for the long term, that is what he is looking for, and he was in that phase with Arsenal but it looks complicated, if we have to wait, then he is ready to do that, he will wait.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalArsenal’s move for Inter Milan star Ivan Perisic appears to be dead in the water but Suarez is expected in London in the next 24 hours to complete his move.The Spaniard worked with Emery at Sevilla and the Arsenal boss confirmed after Tuesday’s 2-1 win against Cardiff that he hopes to conclude a deal.Asked if the deal was close, Emery said: ‘I don’t know now.‘It’s a challenge for him, and also [it is a challenge for him] to help us.’MORE: West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini says Marko Arnautovic injury ‘will not be easy’ Comment Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 30 Jan 2019 8:27 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link481Shares Christopher Nkunku looks set to stay at Paris Saint-Germain (Picture: Getty)Arsenal are increasingly unlikely to complete a deal for Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Christopher Nkunku before Thursday’s transfer deadline, the player’s agent has revealed.The Gunners entered into negotiations with the Ligue 1 giants last week and were initially encouraged that they could secure a loan deal for the 21-year-old.Unai Emery is working under tight financial constraints this month and can only sign players on loan.Arsenal look set to sign Denis Suarez on a six-month deal from Barcelona but Nkunku’s agent says a move to the Emirates is ‘not looking good’.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisementlast_img

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