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Arsenal have been told they must up their valuation of Diogo if they are to land Portuguesa’s talented young striker.The Gunners are reportedly closing in on the Brazil Under-20 international who scored 18 league goals for his club last season and has drawn comparisons with Milan’s wonderkid Alexandre Pato.Arsenal are believed to have followed 20-year-old Diogo for some time and Portuguesa have warned their Premier League counterparts that his valuation is increasing all the time.“Diogo is better than Pato,” said Portuguesa president Manuel da Lupa in The Observer. “Arsenal have come twice to talk about him, but they never wanted to pay what Diogo is really worth.“In 2006 they wanted to take him to England to know Arsenal and see if he would adapt to the country.“I told them they needed to sign a pre-agreement worth five million reais [£1.5 million], but they wouldn't do it.“They came back again last year after he began playing regularly for our first team, but obviously he was more expensive.“We want Diogo to play in the Brazilian league until the end of the year, reach the national team and increase his value.”If Arsenal do sign Diogo in the summer transfer window then it is possible he will follow the route laid down by Carlos Vela and go on loan to a Spanish side until he can obtain a work permit to play in The Premier League.The player’s agent has confirmed that Diogo is attracted by the prospect of becoming the latest Brazilian to work under Arsene Wenger, who signed Silvinho in 1999 and has since brought the likes of Edu, Gilberto Silva and Denilson to North London.“Diogo would love to play for Arsenal,” said Rodrigo Righetti. “But for now, he must wait for an offer that suits both the club and himself.”

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Guest RBG

You dont really need him doe...You need a winger.....Already haveAde Van PersieEduradoBendtnerWalcottVelaProbably others aswell

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