Arsenal’s Nuno Tavares wanted by Brighton in shock transfer because they join Atalanta in race after Marseille deal collapses

    BRIGHTON have became a member of the race to sign Nuno Tavares, based on reports.

    However the Seagulls face strong competition for that Arsenal left-back.

    Nuno Tavares is a summer transfer target for Brighton


    Nuno Tavares is really a summer time transfer target for BrightonCredit: Getty

    Reporter Fabrizio Romano tweeted concerning the interest in the south coast.

    It’s understood Graham Potter’s side have arrived at to the Gunners requesting the possibility conditions for any deal.

    Marseille were searching on target to accomplish an offer for that 22-year-old, who became a member of Arsenal on the four-year offer 2021 for £7million from Benfica.

    However, talks are gone and therefore potential deal has collapsed.

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    Atalanta, though, are stated to stay in pole position for Tavares.

    They would like to take the Portuguese ace on loan for that season and negotiations remain ongoing.

    However, should Brighton emerge on the top, it may be the 2nd side of the transfer triangular completed.

    Arsenal completed the £30m signing of Oleksandr Zinchenko from Manchester City on Friday.

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    And the versatility including at left-back makes Tavares, who made 22 Premier League appearances including 13 starts last season, surplus to needs in the Emirates.

    City take presctiption the search for any substitute left-back that belongs to them – and therefore are targeting Brighton ace Marc Cucurella.

    Their initial £30m bid was rejected – using the Seagulls demanding an astonishing £50m for Spaniard who turns 24 today.


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