Brighton and Hove Albion have registered their interest in Arsenal left-back Nuno Tavares and are trying to agree a season-long loan deal.
According to a Portuguese director oh jojoThe left-back could leave Arsenal to succeed Mark Cucurella at Brighton as the Spanish left-back looks set to sign for Manchester City.
Arsenal are also one step away from signing Oleksandr Zinchenko, which means that Tavares’ place in the team is under threat.
?? #city of Manchester left back: #MCFC And the # Brighton They are getting closer and closer to #cocurella. Negotiations are progressing quickly and well. ?
?? #Zinchenko – As already mentioned – one step away to join # arsenal: Everything is certain. ?? # conversions # calcicerato https://t.co/Of0aGiNloE
– Rudy Galletti (@RudyGaletti) July 18 2022
The left-back joined Arsenal from Benfica last summer for £7.2m.Transfer Market), initially as supporter Kieran Tierney after the Scotland international struggled with injuries.
However, the young Portuguese star did not have the best end to his debut season, and his poor performance saw him fall behind.
O Jogo also mentioned that French club Olympique Marseille is still interested in signing Tavares; However, according to L’Equipe, as quoted by Get French football newsThe 22-year-old has doubts about the move.
Tavares should get the game time he needs with the gulls, and hopefully the youngster can put the poor performance behind him and get back to the top level.