Major Mudryk transfer update as ShakhtaDonetsk directodines

SHAKHTAR DONETSKs director dined with ex-Arsenal stars Willian and Eduardo before attending Chelsea vs Manchester City with Mykhailo Mudryks future set to be discussed.

Mudryk, 22, is atransfer target for both London clubs, with Premier League leaders Arsenal already seeingan offer worth 62millionknocked back.

Arsenalarent expected to give up on their pursuit ofMudrykdespite seeing an opening offer knocked back, with further talks set to take place with Shakhtars director, Darijo Srna, in London.

Srna sat down for dinner with former Shakhtar and Arsenal starsWillianand Eduardo before attendingChelseas Premier League clash with defending champions Man Cityon Thursday night.

Willian also has ties to the Blues having spent seven years at Stamford Bridge.

According toFabrizio Romano, a deal for Mudryk has been and will be discussed in the next days again in England.

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Mudryk has been keeping a watchful eye on Arsenal in particular.

The Ukraine wonderkid watched on an iPad as Mikel Artetas menbrushed West Ham aside on Boxing Day with a 3-1 win.

Ahead of Arsenals New Years Eve clash with Brighton, Mudryk expressed his admiration for Arteta and his former Shakhtar boss Roberto De Zerbi, who is now in charge on the South Coast.

De Zerbi then tipped Mudryk as apotential future Ballon dOr winner.

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And in his latest social media antics,Mudryk liked a mocked up post of him behind barswith the caption calling for him to be freed.

But it appears he has now unliked the post.

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