He suffered a serious knee injury in April 2021 which kept him out until February this 12 months. That has restricted his opportunities for Portugal, where he has scored one goal in three caps.
Arsenal have won their first three matches of the season. But after the win over Bournemouth, manager Arteta admitted he desires to add more firepower and the successful start doesn’t change his plans available in the market.
He said: “We don’t like reacting obviously, we wish to get the players that we imagine will make a huge impact within the team. If we are able to try this, we are going to try to do this. If we cannot, we are going to stick with the players now we have.
“No it doesn’t change, but we all know as well where we’re short, where now we have so as to add more firepower. And if we are able to do it, we are going to do it.”
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