Monaco line up Gustavo as Arsenal face missing out on midfield target again

first_img1 Luis Gustavo in action for Wolfsburg Arsenal could miss out on Luis Gustavo for the second successive summer with Monaco planning a surprise move for the Wolfsburg midfielder.The Brazilian holding midfielder has been on Arsenal’s radar for some time now and Arsene Wenger came close to signing him this time last year.However, Gustavo, then of Bayern Munich, snubbed the Gunners in favour of a move to Wolfsburg – and he impressed during his first season with the club.But Wenger has admitted that he may attempt to sign a holding midfielder before the close of the window and reports last week suggested that the manager dispatched scouts to watch Gustavo in action against Bayern Munich on Friday.However, sources in France have now revealed that Monaco have joined the race to sign the 27-year-old this summer and are lining up an approach to Wolfsburg.Real Madrid are also admirers of the former Hoffenheim man and they could make their move once they finally sell Angel di Maria to Manchester United.last_img read more