Arsenal are interested in signing Bayer Leverkusen winger Moussa Diaby, according to Le10 Sport. The French publication claims that both the Gunners and Borussia Dortmund are tracking the 20-year-old.
The Frenchman only moved to the Bundesliga from Paris-Saint-Germain for €15m (£13.4m) last summer, but Leverkusen are expected to demand at least €30m (£27m) for the player when the transfer window reopens.
A number of supporters on Twitter think a move for Diaby would be a good idea:
— Nathan🍃 (@nathanorji_) May 19, 2020
One of the best upcoming talents in the German league. Would be a solid signing
— Sahil Dhurat (@speedyboyz) May 19, 2020
@jakeharvey24113 I'd take him
— Damien Robertson (@DamoRobertson) May 19, 2020
Would be a great signing if we can get him, but there are other clubs which would be more attractive to him than us sadly, we don’t have the pulling power we used to have.
— GuendouziSZN (@GuendouziSZN) May 19, 2020
Come on lets bring him on
— Viri Emuobome (@Viriem04_) May 19, 2020
What a future he would be, watch him playedany times…very skillful and fast on the ball.
He will be a good signing for us
— shevi (@Shevi0111) May 19, 2020
Please sign him up and matheus pereira.
— Nwaoduah Chukwuka (@NwaoduahC) May 19, 2020
Would love to see Diaby on the back of an Arsenal shirt again ❤️
— El Greco (@AC12603425) May 19, 2020
The France Under 21 international has certainly had a very decent season so far, having scored five goals and contributed eight assists in 27 appearances.
However, Arsenal already have young wingers such as Bukayo Saka and Reiss Nelson in the squad and Diaby’s signing would block the pathway of those players.
With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang possibly departing this summer, though, manager Mikel Arteta may feel he needs to strengthen his front three before the start of next campaign.