Arsenal submit enquiry for Boca Juniors winger Cristian Pavon

Arsenal submit enquiry for Boca Juniors winger Cristian Pavon

Boca have also made a huge effort to assemble a squad that could win this year's Libertadores, bringing in Argentine internationals Emanuel Mas and Julio Buffarini as well as a headline-grabbing move to drag Carlos Tevez back from China.

Pavon has a £27m release clause in his contract at Boca, allowing Arsenal to go straight into negotiations with the player if they decide to meet the clause.

News comes from Argentina today saying the Gunners are interested in buying Boca Juniors forward Cristian Pavón.

But, another interesting report is the presence of a £27 million release clause in his deal, which could encourage Arsenal.

As quoted by Goal, he said: "For the moment, we have not received any proposal, formally or informally".

Sanchez has not signed a new contract with Arsenal and, according to ESPN FC sources, the Chile worldwide could join Manchester City later this week.

Pavon's agent, Fernando Hidalgo, also weighed in on the speculation, telling ¿Cómo te va?: "I don't know where the news originally came from, but I received a call two days ago from an English agent to see if there was a possibility of the player moving as Arsenal are looking at him".

Pavon, who joined Boca in 2014 from Talleres de Cordoba, has scored three goals and set up six more in 12 league appearances for the Superliga leaders.

"But I know very well what I said to Cristian when we renewed his contract".

Arsene Wenger has always been a manager who keeps his eyes on the most talented young players across the globe.

Pavon has been suggested as a potential replacement at Arsenal for Alexis Sanchez with the Chilean strongly linked to move to Manchester City during the January transfer window. I am not going to cut off his career, but we made him a nice contract so that he would be comfortable.

The 21-year-old would be a very good addition for Arsenal and they can afford him as well.