North London club Arsenal has made a new request for another rising star striker in South America according to reports.
After the likes of Mathieu Flamini, Mikel Arteta and Tomas Rosicky, Arsene Wenger departed the London club, Arsene Wenger has been in search of new player this summer to add to his options in midfield despite already signing Switzerland international Granit Xhaka.
Fast rising Corinthians youngster Maycon has attracted suitors for himself from several top European clubs after being recently gaining promotion to the Corinthians first team at the beginning of this year before playing 14 games for the Brazilian oufit.
Arsenal scouts, who have tracked the Maycon since he was 15 years old, have made contact with the Brazilian club Corinthians about the availability and development of Maycon according to UOL Esporte
Arsenal are one of a number of suitors to submit an enquiry for the 18-year-old promising teenager as they seek a deal similar to the one which saw Denilson move to Arsenal in the summer of 2006.
It’s believed that the Brazilian club has slapped a price tag of $7.7 million (€7 million) excluding add-ons and any bonuses on the player young midfielder succeed after joining Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal. And according to some reports, which we can’t vouch for, Arsenal have had a bid accepted and the player will in a matter of days undergo medicals.