Arsenal and Chelsea fail to follow up interest in Shakhtar Donetsk star

first_img1 Premier League target Luiz Adriano is wanted by Serie A trio Inter, AC Milan and Roma.The Shakhtar Donetsk forward has been eyed by Arsenal and Chelsea after scoring nine goals in last season’s Champions League – five of them at BATE Borisov.But they have not firmed up their interest and his agent has confirmed that the only contact has come from Italy, although he admits Shakhtar are not keen to part with one of their most prized assets.“It’s absolutely true, Roma, Inter and Milan are interested in Luiz Adriano, but it all depends on Shakhtar,” agent Gilmar Veloz told Globo Esporte.“The Ukraine club doesn’t seem to want to release the player before the end of the year. They’d only let him go if a club managed to reach an economic agreement with Shakhtar.“So far, we have no evidence that is possible.” Luiz Adriano last_img

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