Arsenal have plan to beat Liverpool to signing of Brazilian sensation: report

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta gestures during his side's 3-1 win over Manchester United in September 2023.
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Arsenal are prepared to sell two first-team players to fund a bid for Fluminense youngster Andre and pip Liverpool to his signature, according to reports.

Interest in the 22-year-old has steadily grown since he burst into the senior side at the Brazilian club three years ago.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.