Arsenal Wants £33m Rated Attacker To Replace Alexis Sanchez When he Leaves

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The Portuguese striker Andre Silva only joined the Italians in a £33million deal from Porto over the summer but could be set for a shock January exit.

Catalan giants Barcelona are reportedly looking to hijack Arsenal’s move for AC Milan star Andre Silva.

SunSport exclusively told you this week that the Gunners are looking to replace contract rebel Alexis Sanchez with the Portugal international.

But Corriere della Sport via Calcio Mercato report that Silva is also wanted by Barcelona, who are searching for a new striker in January.

They sold Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain for a world-record fee in the summer and used some of the money to buy Borussia Dortmund attacker Ousmane Dembele.

But after missing out on Liverpool Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho, Barcelona now seem to have turned to Silva as the man to bolster their attacking force.

The 21-year-old striker only joined AC Milan in the summer from Porto for £33million.

He’s yet to score in Serie A but has scored an incredible six goals in the Europa League.

Milan are struggling to impress after spending the big cash in the last transfer window, and already look set to miss out on the Champions League finish their new Chinese owners had been banking on.

The Serie A giants are also in heavy debt and it’s believed they are on the hunt for even more investors to fund their TEN recent arrivals.

But Milan could soon be forced sell some of their biggest stars as a consequence, and losing Silva would definitely be a huge blow to their future ambitions.

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