Arsenal are reportedly looking at signing Wesley to replace Danny Welbeck whom some outlets claim will be allowed to leave in the summer.

Club's Wesley Moraes forms a heart with his hands as he celebrates after scoring during a soccer game between Belgian team Club Brugge KV and Austrian club FC Red Bull Salzburg, the first leg of the 1/16 finals (round of 32) in the Europa League competition, Thursday 14 February 2019 in Brugge. BELGA PHOTO BRUNO FAHY
Club’s Wesley Moraes forms a heart with his hands as he celebrates after scoring during a soccer game between Belgian team Club Brugge KV and Austrian club FC Red Bull Salzburg, the first leg of the 1/16 finals (round of 32) in the Europa League competition, Thursday 14 February 2019 in Brugge. BELGA PHOTO BRUNO FAHY

Danny Welbeck is out of contract in the summer and while there has been some suggestion the club might offer him a new deal, no offer has been forthcoming as he recovers from his third serious injury since signing for Arsenal from Manchester United.

Speaking recently, Unai Emery said of Welbeck, “He’s progressing very well.

“He is working and starting to touch the ball and to work on the pitch. His progress with such a big injury is going very well. It’s difficult for him to play matches this season but he is progressing very well and maybe the doctor will tell us he can come train with us in the last weeks of this season.

“After, his individual thing is to speak with the club [about his future].”

The S*n, via Calciomercato, claim that the Gunners are keen on bringing in Club Brugges’ forward, Wesley, a player the club were linked with ahead of the January window and as far back as last summer.

The Italian website are interested in this story because Wesley is a player that Napoli are considering moving for.

Arsenal are reportedly willing to pay €17m for him although it’s not clear if that’s a figure The S*n have just taken from Transfermarkt, where his estimated value is listed at £16.2m. Given that he’s under contract until 2023, it might need a much bigger offer to lure his club into selling.

Wesley has 15 goals and 10 assists in 40 games this season, including two Champions League goals (both against Monaco).

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