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Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez has agreed to join Arsenal after holding talks with Unai Emery, according to reports in Spain. The 25-year-old is one of the Gunners’ priority targets for the January transfer window and the two clubs have already held talks over a potential deal this month. Suarez thrived under Emery during his season-long loan at Sevilla and played a key role in the club’s Europa League success in 2015. But since returning to Barcelona, Suarez has struggled to secure a regular place in the team and the midfielder has only made six appearances this term. According to Sport, Barcelona want to sell Suarez but would also be open to Arsenal signing the midfielder on loan for the rest of the season with an obligatory option to buy
The report also claims that Suarez has received offers from AC Milan and Valencia, but Emery has convinced him to join Arsenal. Barcelona and Arsenal will now press ahead with negotiations with Suarez’s approval being a huge boost to the Gunners’ chances of clinching a deal.