Sven Mislintat personally confirm Arsenal will sign Roma forward

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Arsenal’s head of recruitment Sven Mislintat is serious about making a move for Roma forward Cengiz Under this January.

The 21-year-old has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal with reports suggesting the Gunners have been watching over the Turkey international’s performances in recent weeks.

Italian publication Gazzetta dello Sport, as reported by, claim Mislintat sent a scout to see Under in action for Roma in their 2-1 Champions League defeat to Viktoria Plzen last night where the forward scored.

It appears Unai Emery will enter the market next month for a new forward following the long-term injury suffered by Danny Welbeck next month, and Under is on the Spaniard’s shortlist.

Roma value Under at around £45million and will be reluctant to sell one of their prized assets next month. However, they could see a huge return from his potential sale, having signed him for £11million from Istanbul Basaksehir.

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