Arsenal in transfer tussle with Barcelona for the signature of Mexican ace midfielder
Arsenal are among several clubs vying for the signature of Mexico and FC Porto midfielder Hector Herrera, this is according to reports.
All attention have been shifted to the January transfer window even though it is months away, as it afford clubs to opportunity right their wrong of the summer transfer window.
The Gunners were heavily involved in the summer transfer window having signed five players but Emery is still short of options in some aspects of his squad, and he is looking to fortify the same.
Herrera joined Porto in the summer of 2013 and his career has blossomed ever since, playing regularly for the Portuguese outfit.
The player is on the verge of running down his contract, and he has refused to budge to the contract offers tabled for him.
The 28-year-old is not short of suitors – Paris Saint Germain, Barcelona, and Arsenal are all vying for his signature but Corriere dello Sport have reported that Roma are front-runners for his signature. Regardless, anything can change as it is given that the aforementioned Premier league club may have more money to offer.
Emery has had a tough start to life in the Premier league, but he will be looking to record three wins in a row when the Gunners take on Newcastle United on Saturday.