Gunners new favourites to land midfielder.
Arsenal look the new favourites to sign Cruzeiro starlet Lucas Silva after Real Madrid ended their interest in the Brazilian midfielder, according to the Daily Mirror.
The talented 21-year-old has also been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United in recent times, and looks to be on the move to a bigger club before long.
Arsenal need new additions in midfield this winter and look set to press ahead of their rivals in the race to snap Silva up after Real Madrid ceased to be rivals for his signature.
The Gunners have been without Mikel Arteta and Jack Wilshere due to injury, while Mathieu Flamini has not been on top form in recent times.
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