Nicolas Tagliafico has been a long target on the Gunners hunt list and has expressed interest he wants to play in the Premier League a decision that could land him at Emirate Stadium this summer.
Arsenal have closely kept watch over the Argentine left-back for some time after his impressive performances for Ajax interests has trooped in from top clubs across Europe.
The Ajax man has enjoyed his stay at the club but has not hidden his ambition to one day move to the Premier League, with Arsenal among the clubs watching his progress.
”I think in the summer it could be a natural time to take the step,
”But I try not to think about taking that step just yet because we have many important games to focus on,
When asked about interest from Premier League clubs, Tagliafico said;
”Yes, it’s flattering because I think it’s the most competitive league. When you are a child, the target is to come to Europe and play in a top league like the Premier League. I came to Ajax because of the philosophy, the style of football and the club.
“I could have gone to Betis in Spain, but I knew that at Ajax I would learn and improve which made it the best step – and it’s happened as I predicted.
”It was the perfect moment to come to Europe, it was late because I was 25, it’s late for a player. It was tough to take the decision, but I needed to take a risk.
”We’ve had this same plan for a long time. It’s a club that is used to selling young players so we know we have to rebuild every now and then. But this year especially was one of the best years because the squad and the players which got together was really good and the players, the staff and the fans are together.
”We’re on the same path like a family, he added.