29-year-old Porto star emerged as a shock transfer target for Arsenal

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Porto versatile midfielder Yacine Brahimi has reportedly emerged as a shock transfer target for three more teams in the English top-tier.

The 29-year-old midfielder has enjoyed a successful four-and-a-half-year loan spell with the Porto, however, Algerian attacker is out of his current deal after the end of the 2018/19 season.

The Algeria international star is currently able to talk to foreign teams about a future switch away from Porto, and the Gunners are believed to be considering an approach for his signature.

According to Correio da Manha, Everton, Wolves and Manchester United also hold an interest in adding Brahimi to their team ahead of the next season.

Brahimi would be expected to be provided with regular action at all three teams, and each of the trio would likely to sign a quality player like him without the need to pay a transfer fee for his signature.

Algeria international star has been one of the best players of Porto in recent years and he would be an ideal replacement for Arsenal star Danny Welbeck.

Meanwhile, Bayern Munich have joined Arsenal in their pursuit of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe, according to the sources from France.

The Bavarians are “seriously” interested in luring prolific forward at Emirates Stadium.

He has found back of the net16 times in 23 Ligue 1 games as Lille trail league leaders PSG by 10 points.

The Gunners head of recruitment Sven Mislintat, who is on the brink to leave the North London club is believed to be involved in scouting the talented forward.