Shakhtar Donetsk boss Igor Jovicevic is urging Arsenal target Mykhaylo Mudryk to stay at the club ‘as long as possible’ to help the highly rated winger ‘gain momentum’ – after he was heavily linked with a move to England
- Fabrizio Romano says Arsenal have had ‘positive talks’ with Mykhaylo Mudryk
- The Shakhtar Donetsk winger has a price tag of between £60m and £65m
- The Ukrainian has previously said he ‘dreams to play in the Premier League’
- Arsenal have been chasing a winger for some time and have been missing out on Raphinha this summer
Shakhtar Donetsk boss Igor Jovicevic has urged Mykhaylo Mudryk to continue his development at the club and oppose a January move to Arsenal.
According to Fabrizio Romano, Arsenal have reportedly held ‘positive talks’ with Shakhtar Donetsk winger Mykhaylo Mudryk.
The club had previously looked at the Ukrainian’s availability but decided not to sign him to the Emirates, partly due to his £45 million price tag.
Mykhaylo Mudryk (pictured) could be on the verge of a move to Arsenal in the coming months
But the Italian journalist has delivered a promising update for Arsenal fans, claiming the 21-year-old could be close to a move to north London in the coming months.
However, his manager does not think this is a wise move.
“This management will decide what to do if there is an option to sell a football player, the star of the team,” Jovićević said.
“As a coach, of course, I would like to see such a player play in the team for as long as possible, build a quality Shakhtar around him, so that everyone gains momentum, gains experience and does what the team might have once done. in the Champions League.
Igor Jovicevic (L) has urged Mykhaylo Mudryk to continue his development at the club
‘With our commitment, talent and ambition, I think we can ultimately do it together. They are young, I say again, young.
“There are several footballers in Dinamo (Zagreb), for example Guardiol, who plays for Leipzig and played at the World Cup today [for Croatia]the Spaniard Dani Olmo, who played in Zagreb.
“They each played at least 100 games for the club and only then moved from the middle club, and not immediately to Barcelona and Manchester City.