According to reports, Arsenal is the Brazilian international’s most likely destination after a stellar year in which he scored 11 goals and added seven assists.
Paqueta was even named Best Foreign Player in France for his efforts, while he also earned a nomination for the Player of the Season award – something Lionel Messi and Neymar did not receive.
Now, there has been another interesting development.
Well, Paqueta has now followed Edu – Director of Football at Arsenal – on Instagram.
Now, that may not seem like much, although in this day and age, a lot of contact takes place between footballers on social media, with some – including Edu – very active on Instagram.
Therefore, the idea that the two had communicated on Instagram is not at all implausible.
If negotiations with the offensive midfielder go smoothly, Lyon’s alleged £68 million asking price for their No. 10 this summer will have to be met by the Gunners.
The 24-year-transfer old’s to Arsenal may require them to defeat Newcastle.