Arsenal submit enquiry for €15m-rated Eibar playmaker Joan Jordan

first_img Comment Metro Sport ReporterFriday 7 Jun 2019 3:09 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Arsenal submit enquiry for €15m-rated Eibar playmaker Joan Jordan Arsenal are interested in Eibar playmaker Joan Jordan (Picture: Getty)Arsenal have submitted an enquiry for Eibar playmaker Joan Jordan who reportedly has a €15m release clause in his contract, according to Marca.The 24-year-old played an instrumental role in Eibar’s successful season, helping the tiny Basque club consolidate their place in La Liga for the fifth consecutive campaign by finishing 12th.Jordan, who joined Eibar from Espanyol in 2017, featured in all but two of his club’s league matches last season, contributing four goals and four assists from central midfield.Despite his importance to the side, Eibar are keen to cash in this summer as his contract is set to expire next year and a host of clubs in Spain and abroad have enquired about his availability.ADVERTISEMENT Monchi had been linked with a move to Arsenal before rejoining Sevilla as sporting director (Picture: Getty)According to Marca, Sevilla are leading the chase to sign Jordan with their recently re-appointed Sporting Director and one-time Arsenal target Monchi identifying him as a potential recruit.AdvertisementAdvertisementFellow La Liga sides Valencia and Villarreal are also being linked with Jordan as are West Ham who are already competing with Arsenal over French forward Alexis Claude-Maurice.Unai Emery is keen to strengthen his squad ahead of a top-four push next season and is in the market for a midfielder having seen Aaron Ramsey depart for Juventus on a free transfer.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityArsenal’s failure to finish in the top four or win the Europa League, though, means that his budget will be restrictive, making a possible move for Jordan all the more attractive given his low fee.The Gunners are also believed to be pressing on with a move for Sampdoria pair Joachim Andersen and Dennis Praet in a combined £44m swoop.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisement Advertisementlast_img

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