Arsenal: Romano claims that the Gunners are ‘following’ RB Salzburg midfielder Szoboszlai

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Speaking on a recent episode of the Here We Go podcast, Fabrizio Romano claimed that Arsenal are ‘following’ Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai.

Since moving to Salzburg from FC Liefering back in 2018, Szoboszlai has highly impressed for the Austrian Bundesliga side, scoring 22 goals and providing a remarkable 31 assists over just 71 appearances for the club.

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Last season, the £22.5 million-rated 20-year-old was in scintillating form, scoring 12 goals and providing 18 assists over his 40 appearances in all competitions.

The Hungary international’s impressive form has continued this season, too, with the midfielder already having bagged five goals and seven assists over his 10 appearances in all competitions.

It would appear as if these impressive displays have caught the attention of Arsenal and Mikel Arteta, as speaking on a recent episode of the Here We Go podcast, Romano claimed that the north London side are ‘following’ the progress of Szoboszlai ahead of a potential move for the player in January or next summer.

He said: “The situation is that Arsenal [have been] following Szoboszlai [for] years. So, what we [can] say is that Arsenal’s scouting [department] are looking at the player. At the moment, there are no negotiations with [Salzburg].

“There are many clubs interested – he was one step away from joining AC Milan last summer. We will see [in] January, we will see next summer, what [Red Bull GmbH] will decide to do – because Szoboszlai wants to play in a top league.

“He’s in love with the Premier League, so let’s see what Arsenal will decide. What I’m told is that Arsenal are looking to sign this kind of player. They were looking [at Houssem] Aouar, they are now considering the situation of Szoboszlai. So, let’s see what will happen next summer or [in] January, but Arsenal are following the player.”

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TIF Thoughts on Fabrizio Romano’s comments regarding Arsenal’s interest in Dominik Szoboszlai…

From Romano’s comments, it is clear that the journalist is of the belief that Arsenal are indeed interested in the possibility of signing Szoboszlai, and that they have been following the player for a number of years now, in addition to the fact that the player is ‘in love’ with the Premier League and would be keen on a move away from Austria.

As such, this is certainly one potential deal that we will be keeping a very close eye on as the January transfer window draws closer, however, if Romano is to be believed, Arsenal could well face strong competition if they do make a move to sign the 20-year-old either in January or next summer.

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