Arsenal boss Wenger encouraged in Zapata pursuit

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been alerted by Cristian Zapata’s claim he is desperate to leave Udinese.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has been alerted by Cristian Zapata’s claim he is desperate to leave Udinese.

The centre-half, 23, has been heavily linked with a move to The Emirates. Wenger has confirmed he is a big admirer of the Colombian, says the Daily Star Sunday.

Zapata’s agent ­Massimo Italiani said: “I don’t know what will happen this summer, it’s still unclear.

“There are a number of clubs that are ­interested.

‚ÄúAt the moment it is more likely he will move abroad than sign for another Serie A club. A move to play in ¬≠England would be a dream.‚ÄĚ

 
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