Date: 25th February 2018 at 12:01am
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Arsenal have been given a boost in their reported pursuit of AC Milan striker after the player’s agent, Jorge Mendes, held talks to discuss the Portugal international’s future with the club’s director.

have been long-term admirers of the former star, who is reportedly unsettled at the following his £34million move last summer.

The Daily Mirror say, as reported by Calciomercato, that Mendes has met with AC Milan director to discuss whether the 22-year-old is in the club’s future plans.

Silva has only managed to score six goals for AC Milan this season, all coming in the , and yet to net in despite 16 appearances.

Arsenal lost the services of Alexis Sanchez to last month but acquired from , but some still believe the Gunners are short of options upfront.

Silva, who is also reportedly attracting the attention of Everton, would be an ideal signing for Arsenal this summer.