Date: 17th April 2018 at 6:57am
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Arsenal have been handed a blow on the market in the chase for a long-term target, as he’s opened the door for a monstrous move to one of Europe’s top sides.

The have been linked with the services of sensation since the January , after losing , but their hopes of securing a deal for the Brazil ace have been handed a significant blow.

Speaking to BeIN Sportsthe 21-year-old said:

is the dream too. It’s great [to play for] clubs that will always play at a high level; in the , winning the championship. I know there have been conversations.’

Rated at around £44m, Arsenal baulked at his asking-price in January but the need for boosts within the squad has risen significantly since the turn of the year, as the Gunners stand as the only side within ’s top-five leagues yet to pick up a point away from home in 2015.