Mikel Arteta wants a creative midfielder in the summer window, therefore Arsenal’s attitude on James Maddison, Houssem Aouar, and Martin Odegaard has been disclosed.
Maddison isn’t someone the club is actively pursuing right now, and Arsenal, despite the best efforts of others, aren’t on the same page as the rest.
The club would have a difficult time negotiating the £60 million+ fee, but it is the 24-year-wages old’s that are the main stumbling block.
Everyone has been under the impression that Mikel Arteta is really interested in the Leicester man and is actively chasing him this summer, according to reliable sources. All of this is correct.
Maddison is liked by Arteta, and connections have been developed.
Is he, however, as fond of him as he is of Odegaard?
Arsenal has been keeping an eye on Maddison this summer, though not with the same zeal as many have been led to believe.
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