Celta Vigo midfielder prefers transfer to Arsenal
Celta Vigo midfielder Gabri Veiga has the desire to join Arsenal amid interest from Manchester United and Barcelona.
The Spaniard has had an impressive campaign for the La Liga outfit, bagging nine goals and four assists from 31 games.
Arsenal are one of his main admirers and AS cite that they have the edge over their rivals in the pursuit of his signature.
The Gunners are the midfielder's favourite English club and the 20-year-old is reportedly eager to work under Mikel Arteta.
Veiga can play in the central and attacking midfield role and he has been most successful from the former of those positions.
Arsenal are looking for a successor to Granit Xhaka and Veiga could be a quality acquisition with his impressive attributes.
Aside from his goal involvements, the midfielder has a good tackle in him and also likes to win regular ground and aerial duels.
He could be a top-class signing with his immense potential. He could develop into a leading central midfielder in future.