Journalist Charles Watts has revealed that Arsenal’s hopes of signing Douglas Luiz on transfer deadline day will be dependent on the selling club.
As things stand, the Brazilian midfielder could be on his way to north London. Indeed, trusted transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has claimed that ‘really trying to sign’ the Aston Villa man.
He also adds that the player is keen on the move. However, with such little time left in the window, it remains to be seen as to whether or not the Gunners will stump up the cash for their target.
While talking about the situation on his YouTube channel, Watts outlined his understanding of the situation. Indeed, he said that it’s all in the hands of Villa who seem unwilling to sell and so it’s up to Arsenal to see how test their ‘resolve’.
He explained (7:44): “They are trying, and it’s down to Aston Villa basically in terms of how strong their resolve is to keep him.
“Villa have been pretty adamant today, sources around Aston Villa saying they are not going to sell Douglas Luiz.