Arsenal received positive news this afternoon regarding their pursuit of Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana, whom they hope to sign during the summer transfer window.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has reduced Ajax’s goalkeeper suspension from 12 months to nine months on appeal and that should be music to Arsenal’s ears.
Onana was suspended after testing positive for a banned substance in February 2021.
Arsenal have been linked with a move for the 25-year-old. Now that his call has been heard, they could go ahead with their proposal.
Goal protest that Arsenal might only have to pay £ 7million to sign the stopper – and that could represent a good deal.
Onana has been impressive for Ajax, helping them advance to the Champions League semi-finals in the 2018/19 campaign.
In total, he played 204 times for Ajax; by keeping 83 blank sheets and winning 18 caps for Cameroon.
Arsenal are on the hunt for a new goalkeeper and it could be quite a blow for the Gunners.
Bernd Leno could look for new pastures; while Runar Runarsson looks far from ready for first team football.
Onana will be able to play from November following the result of her appeal. Arsenal could now go full steam ahead to strike a deal for the international depositary.
Arsenal fans urge Arteta to land Onana
Following the news this afternoon, Gunners fans have lost their minds on Twitter.
Many are desperate to see a new goalkeeper arrive at Emirates Stadium and believe the Cameroon international could be perfect.
At £ 7million, the goalkeeper looks like a real steal. He has serious experience playing in big games and could take the Premier League by storm.
After today’s update, we took a look at what Gunners fans were saying about Onana.
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