Edu to finalise deal as former Swansea City player has hinted that Emirates Stadium is his preferred destination 

Arsenal’s transfer window has been challenging, as Mikel Arteta has admitted as his squad continues to struggle.

Renato Sanches has hinted that he may quit Lille in the French Ligue 1, naming Arsenal as one of his desired destinations.

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He stated “The market is challenging and complicated,” Arteta said. “We understood it, but there’s a lot to manage, and we have to make the correct decisions with individuals we think can really help us, as well as try to bring in players who can take us to the next level.”

La Liga giants are nearing an agreement on a deal for Arsenal's out-of-favor full-back

“Those that come here must be capable of taking us to the next level.” We already have a benchmark, and we want to see much higher standards than that, so that’s how we’ll recruit.”

However, the midfielder has sent Arsenal a strong message, indicating that he is available.

The midfielder spoke about the transfer rumors surrounding him in an interview with the Mirror.

‘I don’t know if Milan and Arsenal are interested,’ he remarked. ‘I spoke with my agent, and I know which teams are contacting me, but I can’t reveal at this time.’

‘However, I am confident that I am prepared.’ I’ll figure out what’s best for me if an offer comes in.’

Renato Sanches is looking to leave the Ligue 1 club with 18 months left on his contract.

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