Manor Solomon caught sight of Shakhtar Donetsk (Image: Getty Images)
Arsenal target Manor Solomon has talks underway to move Shakhtar Donetsk to the Premier League. Numerous teams are keen to secure his signature in the summer.
The 21-year-old winger has attracted attention since moving to Shakhtar Donetsk from Maccabi Petah Tikva in his native Israel in 2019.
The diminutive Forwrad was closely associated with the Gunners in January, while Leeds United was also credited with an interest in it.
The Israel international wasn’t too shy about a possible move, saying talks were underway about moving to England where he expects to make big money.
“There are talks with teams from England,” Solomon told Israeli publication Sport5. “There are things that can happen in summer.
“My dream is to play in England and it seems like the most realistic option for me and teams in England can pay for it.”
Solomon’s agent Ronen Katsav spoke about a move for his client in January and expected a deal to be closed in the summer.
“I think the bigger transfers will take place in the summer because corrections are always made in January,” he told Israel’s Radio 5.
Second, the corona has an impact, and in the summer it will be clearer than it is now. But anything can happen. ‘
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The exciting striker almost moved to Manchester City before he even moved to Shakhtar, but his club in Israel priced him out of a move as they tried to make the most of City’s fortune.
“They really wanted me and I had a meeting with them but unfortunately it didn’t work out,” Solomon told the Guardian.
‘My owner in Israel was asking for a lot of money; he wanted 5 million euros for me and when he heard it was Manchester City he wanted 10 million euros. ‘
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