Reporter Dean Jones claims that Arsenal has “scouted” Rennes offensive midfielder Lovro Majer in preparation for the January transfer window.
In the summer, Arsenal wanted to strengthen their back line but was unable to sign Douglas Luiz from Aston Villa before the transfer window closed.
What Is the Latest News Involving Majer?
The Sun claims that Arsenal scouts watched Majer play in Croatia’s 2-1 win over Denmark in their most recent Nations League match. The 24-year-recent old’s performances have earned him comparisons to fellow countryman Luka Modric and the interest of numerous big clubs from all across Europe.
There are rumors that Mikel Arteta‘s players have seen Majer twice now and may see him as the best option to offer both protection and opposition in the park’s central area.
Since Majer can also operate effectively in a deeper role, he might help alleviate pressure on Arsenal’s existing midfield choices Mohamed Elneny and Thomas Party, both of whom have dealt with injury problems this season.
However, the creative talent’s current contract does not expire until the summer of 2026, and any deal is rumored to set his potential suitors back roughly €60 million (£54m).
What Has Jones Said About Majer?
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According to Jones, Majer Is a Player that Arsenal “watches Attentively” Because He “can See Passes that Very Few Other Players Can.” Jones Also Mentioned that Arsenal Keeps a Close Eye on The Ligue 1 Market.
Give Me Sport Quoted Him as Saying, “This Is a Market They Study Closely, and It Is True that They’ve Had Him Scouted. “When You Look at His Playing Style, He Has a Terrific Weight of Pass, He Likes Demanding the Ball, and He Can See Passes that Very Few Other Players Can.”
How Good Is Majer?
Since Joining Rennes from Dinamo Zagreb in August 2021, Majer Has Played 44 Games in All Competitions, Tallying Seven Goals, and Eleven Assists.
According to F Bref, the 5’9″ Star Also Rated in The 99th Percentile for Progressive Passes Received and Progressive Carries, the 98th for Shot-Creating Actions, the 97th for Touches in The Attacking Penalty Area, and The 96th for Total Shots Taken During the Last Year.
Talent Scout Jacek Kulig Called Majer “phenomenal” After Seeing Him Play for Rennes, and He Is Undeniably One of The Most Intriguing Up-And-Coming Players in The French Ligue 1. Time Will Tell if Arsenal Makes Majer a Formal Offer, but He Seems to Match the Profile of The Player Arteta Wants to Develop at The Emirates Stadium.