Arsenal and Newcastle both show interest in Brazilian forward, with potential transfer saga to develop: report

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta alongside Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta alongside Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Arsenal and Newcastle United are rumoured to have both sent scouts this weekend to watch Porto superstar Evanilson in action.

The 24-year-old played the full 90 minutes as Sergio Conceicao's side were beaten 1-0 by Estoril in the Portuguese top-flight on Saturday.

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