Sassuolo ‘confirm interest from Arsenal, Inter Milan and AC Milan in highly-rated striker 23-year-old striker Gianluca Scamacca’
- Italian striker Gianluca Scamacca is attracting attention at home and in England
- He scored 12 goals in 29 appearances for Sassuolo last season as they came 11th
- Arsenal and both Milan clubs are ‘said to have expressed interest’ in the forward
- Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali said ‘there have been contacts’ about him
Italian club Sassuolo have confirmed that approaches have been made, reportedly by Arsenal, AC Milan and Inter Milan, for highly-rated striker Gianluca Scamacca.
The 23-year-old scored 12 goals in 29 appearances last season as the Black and Greens finished 11th in Serie A.
Sassuolo CEO Giovanni Carnevali told Sky Sports Italia: ‘There have been some contacts with some clubs for Scamacca and others.’
The 23-year-old Sacamacca is a highly rated striker attracting attention in Milan and London
Football Italia claim the interested teams include Arsenal and both Milan clubs.
Carnevali continued: ‘Our desire is to keep most players in the team, and there is nothing concrete for now.’
‘We need to wait for young players and give them a chance in Serie A.
Mikel Arteta is keen to add a striker to his squad as they push for a Champions League spot
‘It’s part of our philosophy [to give youth a chance]. We must give these guys a chance to play. Otherwise, the national team won’t reach great results.’
Mikel Arteta has also shown a keenness for promoting youth, and Scamacca could be a key player as the Gunners look to force their way back into the Champions League places next season.
Arsenal have also been heavily linked with Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus.