Wolves winger Pedro Neto is reportedly still a target for Arsenal.

According to Football Transfers, the Gunners are looking to bring in cover for Bukayo Saka next season.

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The England international has been heavily involved for Arsenal this season, playing 42 games for 3263 minutes on the pitch.

He has been a key performer for Mikel Arteta’s side.

But Arsenal don’t have particularly strong depth in the wide areas.

After Saka and Gabriel Martinelli, there is only Leandro Trossard and Reiss Nelson, whose contract is expiring at the end of the season.

So they are seemingly looking to strengthen – and Neto is someone they like.

Arsenal had strong interest in Neto last summer. Talks were held, according to The Athletic.

But Wolves’ asking price proved too high.

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It is stated that Neto is flattered that Arsenal remain interested in him despite struggling this season for form and with injuries.

It is also mentioned that Julen Lopetegui would be open to doing a deal.

Neto, who Sky pundit Jamie Redknapp thinks is ‘world class’, has made just 14 Premier League appearances this season and has not scored or assisted.

Back in October, he suffered ankle ligament damage which put him on the sidelines until February.

Wolves shouldn’t sell Pedro Neto unless it’s a huge offer from Arsenal

It has been another frustrating season for Neto.

2022/23 was supposed to be his campaign, after getting back fit following a serious knee injury.

He had a great pre-season, but then really struggled for form in the early stages of this season. He then suffered his ankle injury.

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Since returning, Neto has only really been getting cameo appearances. But the likes of Daniel Podence, Hwang Hee-chan and Adama Traore have all been in better form

But Wolves shouldn’t look to sell, unless there is a huge offer from Arsenal.

Traore will likely be leaving in the next window, potentially meaning more opportunities for him in 2023/24.

We have seen how brilliant Neto can be, he’s just been very unlucky with injuries.

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