sport news Arsenal 'told to pay close to £27m to land Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira'

Arsenal 'told to pay close to £27m to land Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira' but Mikel Arteta is 'only willing to spend £18m' to get his man Arsenal are lining up a move for £27m rated midfielder Danilo Pereira from Porto The Gunners are hoping to land the Portuguese star for a lower fee of £18m  Pereira has played 40 times in all competitions for Porto throughout this season

By Kieran Lynch For Mailonline

Published: 10:13 BST, 11 August 2020 | Updated: 10:13 BST, 11 August 2020

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Arsenal are lining up a move for Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira as Mikel Arteta looks to strengthen the Gunners' midfield options. 

The 28-year-old has been an integral part of a title-winning Porto team this season and has made 40 appearances across all competitions for the club.

And Portuguese news outlet O Jogo have reported that the 28-year-old will be available this summer and have set an asking price of close to £27m.

Danilo Pereira has been linked with a move away from Porto join Mikel Arteta's Arsenal side

Danilo Pereira has been linked with a move away from Porto join Mikel Arteta's Arsenal side

The 28-year-old has been an integral part for Porto and played 40 times in all competitions

The 28-year-old has been an integral part for Porto and played 40 times in all competitions

The club rejected a bid of £27m for the player last summer but now feel that figure is a fair price.

However it is believed Arsenal are not willing to pay as much for the player as the Portuguese champions would like.

Mikel Arteta's side is only willing to spend £18m on the player,

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