Out of all the players linked with Arsenal in the January transfer window, Shakhtar Donetsk star Manor Solomon was the biggest surprise.
Not many people had heard of the Israel international before the start of this season. However, goals home and away against Real Madrid made big clubs stand up and take notice of his talent.
The Guardian revealed that Arsenal are keeping an eye of Solomon, while Sport1 reported that that the Ukrainian giants were holding out for a mammoth fee in the region of £53 million to part ways with their star winger. (Read full story here)
As the January transfer window shut, the rumours over a potential deal died down. However, Arsenal could well reignite their interest in the 21-year-old winger after seeing his latest performance.
Solomon bagged a brace in the Ukrainian top-flight for the second game in a row. Although it ended in defeat this time around, he received a ton of plaudits from everyone watching the game – including a few Arsenal fans on social media.
A compilation of the 21-year-old’s display was posted on Twitter which included his stunning opening goal from a very difficult angle.
His skills and movement certainly caught the eye of Arsenal supporters, with some of them even claiming that Solomon reminded them of two former Premier League superstars – Alexis Sanchez and Eden Hazard.