Todd Boehly and Chelsea are trying to swipe Mykhaylo Murdyk from under the nose of Arsenal at the very last minute.
The Ukrainian winger has made waves throughout Europe with his very impressive performances over the past six months. His Champions League appearances against Real Madrid have caught the eye of some major clubs, including Arsenal.
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Mikel Arteta seems to be convinced that Mudryk can be a global superstar and is determined to bring him to North London. The Gunners have already had two bids rejected for the Shakhtar player but according to reports. a deal is closer than ever.
Fans are eagerly awaiting an announcement but it now seems that Chelsea is trying to hijack the deal at the last minute.
According to Fabrizio Romano, the Chelsea board has flown to Poland and is trying to agree on a deal.
Exclusive: Chelsea board arrived today in Poland to open talks with Shakhtar on €100m deal for Mudryk, #CFC want to be fast in club to club negotiation 🚨🔵🇺🇦 #CFC
Arsenal always had player preference but no green light after €95m bid, yet.
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— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 14, 2023
The player himself seems determined to join Arsenal and has openly admitted this.
Where do you think he ends up?