UNAI Emery new Arsenal boss has no interest in signing Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes despite being linked with the Portugal international.
The Independent suggested last week that the Gunners were looking to use the sale of Aaron Ramsey to fund the acquisition of the 24-year-old.
Emery is understood to be a long-time admirer of Gomes and was preparing an offer for £30m to bring him to The Emirates Stadium.
However, those reports have been quashed after Spanish publication Mundo Deportivo claimed Emery is focusing his efforts on other midfield targets.
The ex-Benfica man missed swathes of last season through injury and as a result was among a handful of players left out of Portugal’s World Cup squad who had won the European Championships with them two years previous.
Meanwhile, Arsenal are reportedly on the brink of securing the signing of Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria while Matteo Guendouzi is also expected to move to north London.
Three new major players have already arrived at Arsenal Bernd Leno, Stephen lichestiener, Sokratis Pospapathsdious and Lucas Toriera All thanks to Unai Emery.