Arsenal report: Sporting star heavily linked by Portuguese press to become Gunners' first summer signing

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta arrives for a training session on the eve of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match against FC Porto, at the Arsenal Training centre, in Shenley, in Hertfordshire, England, on March 11, 2024.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta arrives for a training session (Image credit: ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal are targeting a Sporting superstar, as manager Mikel Arteta looks to improve his squad even further this summer.

The Gunners are top of the Premier League table during the international break on goal difference, with Liverpool and Manchester City dropping points in their recent draw. But despite how good Arsenal have been this season, Arteta reportedly wants to improve the side even further.

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Mark White
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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.