Yannick Carrasco confirms possible summer switch to Arsenal

Yannick Carrasco confirms possible summer switch to Arsenal

- Yannick Carrasco is eyeing a return to Europe after his spell in the Chinese Super League

- The former Atletico Madrid winger has been a long-term target for the Arsenal

- Carrasco is now in advanced talks with the Gunners over a possible move to the Emirates

Yannick Carrasco is plotting a sensational return to Europe this summer after a brief stint with Chinese Super League side, Dalian Yifang.

According to reports, the former Atletico Madrid winger is already in advanced talks with Arsenal over a possible switch.

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Carrasco has been a long-term target for Unai Emery and Arsenal, with the Gunners initially plotting a move in January 2019 before signing Denis Suarez instead.

But with Emery now planning to bolster his squad ahead of next season, the Belgium international has emerged as a prime target.

The 25-year-old has since hinted he could join the Emirates outfit, exuding confidence he would suit playing in the Premier League.

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"Negotiations are going well," the Belgium international said, according to Spanish newspaper Sport.

"I am aware that I am an important player for the team but I hope they let me leave. From a personal and family point of view, I would like to return to Europe," he added.

Carrasco shot to prominence with Atletico Madrid before sealing a shock move to China a year-and-half ago.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Stephan Lichtsteiner has confirmed he will leave Arsenal this summer after spending just a season at the Emirates.

The Swiss international spent one season with the north London club after arriving from Juventus on a free transfer last season.

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