Arsenal in pole position to sign Premier League midfielder ahead of Manchester United: report

Arsenal and Manchester United managers Mikel Arteta and Erik ten Hag respectively look on during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Arsenal FC at Old Trafford on September 04, 2022 in Manchester, England.
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Joao Gomes' outstanding performances for Wolverhampton Wanderers this season have ignited interest from Manchester United and Arsenal.

Since the midfielder’s arrival at Molineux from Flamengo in January 2023, he has consistently stood out as one of the Midlands club’s most important players. Now a report from Calciomercato has stated that the Red Devils are keen on acquiring his services in the upcoming transfer window.

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Jacque Talbot

Jacque Talbot is a freelance football journalist who predominantly specialises in transfer stories and exclusives. He began his career in 2016 covering the world-renowned Sandbach United, of North West Counties fame, before earning a spot on the sports desks of national papers, where he bounced between several outlets such as Sportbible, the Express, Mirror, and Daily Star. An NCTJ graduate of the News Associates who swapped investigative journalism in the Costa del Sol for football reporting in Northern England, he first wrote for FourFourTwo in December 2023.