Arsenal are reportedly eager about signing Sporting Lisbon wonderkid Joelson Fernandes.
The 17-year-old has even been in comparison with Portugal icon Cristiano Ronaldo, who additionally began his profession with Sporting, and is the membership’s youngest ever participant.
A Bola declare the Gunners have proven an curiosity within the teenager and are contemplating paying his £41million launch clause.
The report says his agent Kia Joorabchian is monitoring the state of affairs carefully with the participant’s father Eusebio Mango Fernandes.
Joorabchian has a great relationship with Arsenal and can also be mentioned to be a fan of the membership.
The north London membership are mentioned to be ‘main the race’ for the younger ahead however he’s additionally being carefully monitored by among the prime golf equipment in Europe together with Barcelona and Juventus.
“It’s true that being in comparison with these gamers places a bit further strain on me,” he informed O Jogo when requested about comparisons to different Sporting Lisbon academy graduates.
“I attempt to observe their instance and play the perfect I can in every sport.”
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Fernandes has additionally been a part of Portugal’s Below-15s, 16s and 17s and has additionally spent most of this season taking part in in Sporting’s Below-23s.
He went on to make his debut for the first-team final month when the Portuguese league restarted.