Mykhaylo Mudryk has been backed to win the Ballon d’Or by his former Shakhtar Donetsk supervisor Roberto De Zerbi.
90min understands that Arsenal are assured of reaching an settlement with the Ukrainian aspect over a January switch, regardless of presently being round £25m aside of their valuations of the winger.
Mudryk grew to become a constant member of Shakhtar’s first workforce throughout De Zerbi’s yr in cost and has since emerged as one among Europe’s premier younger abilities.
De Zerbi, now answerable for Brighton, was quizzed about Mudryk forward of the go to of Arsenal on New 12 months’s Eve, and he gave a glowing reference of the 21-year-old.
“Mudryk is a incredible participant. I like him, as a result of I like all my ex-players. However Brighton cannot purchase him. Arsenal, I do not know. I feel Mudryk can win the Ballon d’Or sooner or later. I do know the worth of Mudryk,” he stated.
Whereas Shakhtar CEO Sergei Palkin confirmed earlier this week that talks are ongoing with Arsenal over a charge, Gunners boss Mikel Arteta was fast to repel questions on Mudryk at his personal press convention.
“I can’t discuss gamers not at Arsenal,” Arteta stated forward of his aspect’s journey to Brighton.
Arsenal are in want of attacking reinforcements after Gabriel Jesus sustained a critical knee harm on the World Cup with Brazil, ruling him out for the following couple of months.