The agent of Sampdoria midfielder
However, he is also thought to be a target for AC Milan - whom
"Everybody knows what Giampaolo thinks of Dennis," he said, as quoted by the Express.
Referring specifically to Arsenal's interest, he continued: "
"There are many clubs interested, we'll know everything in a few weeks."
Sources in Italy told @SkySport that #Arsenal have submitted a €50m combined bid for #Sampdoria duo, midfielder Denis #Praet & defender Joachim #Andersen. Been told this offer has met expectations of their President Massimo #Ferrero. More to come on #SSN. #Transfers #AFC⚪ pic.twitter.com/JLRLkOTA3M— Antonio Russo (@SkyAntonioRusso) June 7, 2019
The Gunners are thought to have had a €48m bid, for both Praet and Andersen, already turned down by Sampdoria, but it's likely that manager Unai Emery will persevere with his interest, given his need for midfield reinforcements.
Aaron Ramsey has departed the club to join Juventus, while Lucas Torreira's future is uncertain after he revealed his struggle with adapting to life in north London after his move, coincidentally, from Sampdoria last summer.