Arsenal to let ‘Marquinhos’ loan to Nantes

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Arsenal winger Marquinhos has been linked with a loan move to Nantes Arsenal signed the

Brazilian attacker from Sao Paulo for £3m last summer

. Made just six appearances for the Gunners before being loaned to Norwich City in January,

Marquinhos was involved with Arsenal in pre-season. But was not named for Sunday’s Community Shield win over Manchester City on penalties.

Mikel Arteta’s side signed the Brazilian winger in a £3 million deal from Sao Paulo last summer.

The 20-year-old made just six appearances for the Gunners before he was allowed to join Norwich City on loan in the January transfer window.

It is understood that Greek giants Olympiacos looked set to win the race for the 20-year-old’s signature last week, but Nantes upping the ante in their pursuit has complicated matters.

Marquinhos still has four years remaining on his £30,000-per-week contract, meaning Arsenal are not under pressure to sanction a permanent exit.

According to Ouest-France, Marquinhos is now on the verge of joining Nantes on loan for the upcoming campaign. ufabet

Arsenal star Marquinhos could prefer to seal a loan move to Olympiacos for a key reason despite Nantes looking to ‘hijack’ the deal for the Emirates Stadium talent

The report claims that Nantes will not have an option to buy the Brazilian. At the end of the loan spell.

Marquinhos trained with Arsenal’s squad during pre-season. But was left out of the squad for the victory over Manchester City in the Community Shield on Sunday.

Recently, according to reports from Ouest-France , Marquinhos is close to joining the Nantes on loan. This deal does not have an option to buy. Nantes narrowly

escaped relegation in Ligue 1 last season. And will start the new season with a meeting with Toulouse on Sunday.