Ekings News has revealed that Atalanta is considering a loan move for Arsenal’s left-back Nuno Tavares. This is despite him only having been there for a year. After his transfer from the Portuguese League to the Emirates Stadium
The 22-year-old signed from Benfica for £8 million in July last year. He has not played consistently as a replacement for the injured Kieran Tierney in Arsenal’s defense.
Reports in Italy now report that Atalanta is ready to negotiate with Arsenal over a possible deal for Tavares. He will be a replacement for Robin Gosens, who signed with Inter Milan in January
Gazzetta dello Sport reports that talks with Arsenal may be difficult. Atalanta still believes it is possible to complete a deal before the start of next season. Tavares made 28 appearances during his first season at Arsenal, scoring only one goal and Having provided two assists, he played for the Portugal Under-21s in eight matches.
He has come down to play as the main character of the Arsenal team. That happened when Kieran Tierney, Scotland’s first-choice left-back, was out for months with an injury.
Some Injury Issues
But Tavares also has ankle problems. As a result, he did not play six consecutive matches between late October and early December. He then returned to sit on the bench until the last week of the season, When Tierney suffered a serious knee injury.
Arsenal look in a good position to qualify for UEFA Champions League next season. Being a competitor like Tottenham Hotspur surpassed the last few games and ended up fifth in the Europa League.
It is also reported that both Tavares and Arsenal still need to be contacted by Atalanta, who they see as a good destination to improve Tavares’ performance after three. Last season, Atalanta made all of the Champions League appearances, while Arsenal signed midfielder Fabio Vieira from Porto this summer.
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