Premier League giants Arsenal have reportedly opened talks with Cagliari over a January swoop for Nicolo Barella, who is also a Liverpool target.
As per a report from Tribal Football, Gunners have taken the first step in trying to land Italy international Nicolo Barella in January, by initiating negotiations with Cagliari.Barella is regarded as one of the most talented youngsters in the Serie A scenes.
A product of the Cagliari youth academy, he made his senior-team debut back in 2015 and has since gone on to represent the team on 84 occasions, netting seven goals and setting up two more in the process.
In the ongoing seaosn, the 21-year-old ace has chalked up ten appearances, captaining the team in three of those games.
Impressed with his displays, Italy manager Roberto Mancini handed Nicolo his international debut in the recently concluded international break in the friendly versus Ukraine, following which he started the UEFA Nations League victory over Poland.