Arsenal report: Gunners make Raphinha decision after sealing deal for top target

Leeds winger Raphinha applauds the fans after a match
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Arsenal have reportedly withdrawn from the race for Leeds United winger Raphinha after sealing a deal for Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus.

Reports on Sunday said the Gunners are set to sign Jesus after striking a £45m deal with their Premier League rivals.

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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.