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Arsenal have shown interest in Benfica defender Ruben Dias as a possible replacement for Per Mertesacker who has revealed he will retire from active football this summer.
According to newspaper Correio da Manhã, the 20-year-old was one of the targets when Arsenal visited the Estádio da Luz on a scouting mission.
Now it seems that the campaign to sell Dias in the next transfer window is on, because today, newspaper Record brings a big story saying he’s expected to leave the club very soon.
The certainty for a departure is so big that the Eagles would already be looking for a replacement, while Dias has pretenders in ‘England and Italy’.
It is believed he would cost Arsenal in the rejoin of €40m to sign him.
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