Nuno ‘very unlikely to play for Arsenal again’
Nuno Tavares is tipped for a permanent exit when the Arsenal left-back returns from his Marseille loan in the summer.
Oleksandr Zinchenko and Newcastle target Kieran Tierney are thought to remain way ahead of the Portuguese 23-year-old in Mikel Arteta’s thinking.
And journalist Ben Jacobs told TEAMtalk: “With Tavares, I think it’s very unlikely that he’ll play for Arsenal again.
“That’s just a positional kind of thing. Zinchenko, Tierney, at the moment, is still there, Tomiyasu there, as well.
“When I look at Tavares, I don’t really see him as an Arsenal left back.
“What’s interesting about the Marseille spell at the moment, where he’s on loan, is that he’s scoring goals.
“Arsenal’s concern, in my view, is around those defensive qualities, whereas what he’s showing at Marseille is that he can be very enterprising from an attacking point of view.”