Recently, the name Michael Kayode has attracted the attention of Arsenal fans. The Gunners are pursuing the 19-year-old right-back who is playing impressively for Fiorentina. However, the latest report from Corriere dello Sport has dealt a blow to Arsenal’s ambitions.
According to Corriere dello Sport, Michael is ready to sign a new contract with Fiorentina. The Italian star has spent time training at the Juventus academy. Things are not going well for Michael. In 2018, the 19-year-old star landed in Gozzano.
Three years later, Michael joined the Fiorentina academy. Michael gradually advanced, before being promoted to the first team in the 2023/2024 season.
The Italian U21 international made 7 appearances, played more than 550 minutes for Fiorentina, and contributed one assist. Excellent performance helped Michael fall into the sights of many giants in the foggy country, including Arsenal.
Mikel Arteta wants to supplement and strengthen the squad at the right-back position. Young Fiorentina talent becomes a possible target for the Gunners. However, Arsenal is facing difficulties when Fiorentina is trying to convince Michael to extend his contract until 2028. According to the pasta country’s press, the two sides have reached a verbal agreement.
Mr. Nguyen | 06:04 October 18, 2023