West Ham or Crystal Palace could sign target with 43 Premier League goals for free
According to Tutto Mercato Web, West Ham or Crystal Palace might actually be able to sign Marko Arnautovic for free, with Bologna also keen on.
The Italian media quotes the claims of the local Bologna media, while also providing its own information.
Bologna is said to be keen on signing the 32-year-old and has set aside € 2.5million – € 3million (£ 1.74million – £ 2.6million) to offer him a contract.
However, West Ham and Crystal Palace offer intense competition.
While Bologna has set aside this money for a contract, they are hoping Shanghai SIPG will let it go for free.
You might think that will never happen, but the Chinese Super League is no longer the free spending division it once was, and its biggest names are expected to leave.
After the impacts of COVID-19, the Chinese elite collapsed.
As News State, the rich investors withdraw, leaving the clubs in shambles.
Champions Jiangsu Suning officially pulled back after their owners left, leaving them in debt of £ 67million.
Unfortunately, 16 other clubs have also closed, so Shanghai SIPG must quickly get rid of its highest-paying assets.
The sun support this because they expect a massive exodus of Chinese stars.
Despite his 32 years, Arnautovic would still have a lot to offer in England.
He proved his ability as an England top scorer by scoring 43 Premier League goals during his time with West Ham and Stoke.
If Shanghai SIPG agrees to let it join Bologna for free, you would expect West Ham and Crystal Palace to have this privilege as well.
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