Wolves winger Pedro Neto has commented on the transfer speculation currently surrounding him.
The 22-year-old has emerged as a target for Arsenal with less than two weeks remaining the summer transfer window.
The Gunners want to pay around £35 million for him, with Wanderers reportedly holding out for around £50 million.
Arsenal are preparing to lose Nicolas Pepe, who is set to join Nice, and are looking to replace the Ivorian.
Neto is supposedly their transfer priority, but any deal will surely be difficult for the Gunners.
At this late stage in the window, it would be a major inconvenience for Wolves to lose their star winger. And it would be a decision that would upset a lot of supporters.
Some Arsenal fans believe a deal might happen. Neto is on record as saying he liked Arsenal as a youngster.
But what is the player’s position on the current talk?
He told The Times: “I always like to hear this sort of stuff but I’m focused on my job here because I’m feeling very good here. The things you hear makes you work even more, it’s good for you & your mentality to know people know your value.
“The dream of any player is to play in the Champions League. I want to help this club to go higher and higher because I think we have that potential with the way we work, the way we sign players, the way we try to arrive there.”
Pedro Neto set to stay at Wolves as winger comments on transfer speculation
It looks as though Neto will not be leaving Molineux this summer.
It has been reported that Wolves don’t want to sell. And these comments from the 22-year-old indicate that he is not about to push for an exit.
He knows he’s loved at Wolves. And he knows the squad is packed with quality players and that there could be a chance of European football if he sticks around.
Perhaps the recruitment this summer has made him want to remain a part of the project.