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Arsenal and AC Milan are both interested in signing Barcelona playmaker Rafinha, according to reports in Spain.
Rafinha is expected to leave the Camp Nou in the winter transfer window after failing to force his way into Barca’s starting line up.
The midfielder ia yet to make an appearance this season and it appears Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde doesn’t see him as part of his plans
Barcelona are reportedly willing to let him leave this season and Arsenal are one of the clubs believed to be interested in the playmaker
Spanish newspaper Super Deporte via the Daily Cannon says Wenger is looking to replace Ozil with Rafinha.
This is not the first time the midfielder is being linked with Arsenal and Gooners can recall that the Spanish media have continuously done this over the years.
However Rafinha’s agent recently claimed his client is happy at Barcelona . You don’t need anyone to tell you the Spanish media are trying to help Barcelona sell the out of favor midfielder with these claims.
Rafinha, although a talented player can’t be considered as a replacement for Ozil who is such an important player to us.
The Brazilian featured 29 times for Barcelona in the last two years because of injuries and no right thinking club would want to sign such player to replace a key player like Ozil.