Mykhaylo Mudryk’s future from Shakhtar Donetsk is a huge talking point in the football world at present, with many clubs across Europe interested in signing the Ukrainian winger.
Arsenal have been a very keen team to make a move for the 21-year-old and have already had “positive talks” with the sought-after star, according to Fabrizio Romano, but the race for the Ukrainian is still wide open. a.
Arsenal have been on the market for a winger since the summer and were unable to bring in their main target, Raphinha, who left Leeds for Barcelona during the last window.
The London club also looked into Mudryk’s availability but decided against bringing him to the Emirates due to his £45m price tag, which has now risen to £65m after his performances this season, Romano claims.
Arsenal will be busy with the deal for the next few weeks, says Fabrizio Romano, but the race is still “open” and that could see Newcastle make their way into the conversation.
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According to Football Insider, Newcastle are laying the groundwork to sign Mykhaylo Mudryk and are prepared to spend a club record fee.
The Tyneside club have made preliminary moves on a possible January deal and have been heartened by the Ukrainian club’s failure last week to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League.
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Newcastle owners PiF are said to have given the green light to spend in January and want to bring in at least one box office signing, which would be Mudryk.
Arsenal will still be considered favorites to sign Mudryk during one of the next two windows, but could their Premier League rivals step in and steal the Ukrainian star from their hands? As Romano said, the race is open.