ARSENAL have stepped up their curiosity in Youri Tielemans and are able to make a agency provide for the Leicester midfielder.
And they’re assured of sealing a £30million deal for the 25-year-old Belgian worldwide regardless of rival curiosity from Manchester United and Newcastle.
Tielemans is a daily Belgium worldwide, having performed 52 occasions for the Purple DevilsGetty
ReutersTielemans has made 158 appearances for Leicester, scoring 24 targets and creating 24[/caption]
Supervisor Mikel Arteta has already been allowed to spend £83million this summer time to beef up his squad with the signings of Gabriel Jesus, Fabio Vieira, Matt Turner and Marquinhos.
Now he’s turning his consideration to strengthening his midfield and has been given the inexperienced mild to make his subsequent transfer available in the market.
Arteta has turned to Tielemans after prime goal Ruben Neves was priced out of the market by Wolves’ £75million valuation of their Portuguese playmaker.
Arsenal have additionally explored the potential for a bid for Lazio’s Sergej Malinkovic-Savic, however the Serbian worldwide is 2 years older than Tielemans, has by no means performed within the Premier League and would value in extra of £50million.
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Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is reluctant to lose Tielemans, who has been a key participant on the King Energy since turning into the membership’s document signing when he joined from Monaco for £40million three years in the past.
However with just one yr left on his contract the membership have reluctantly accepted they must money in now moderately than threat shedding him as a free agent subsequent summer time.
And Tielemans has made it clear that he’s eager to turn into a serious participant in Arsenal’s rebuilding course of regardless of the membership lacking out on Champions League qualification for a sixth consecutive season.
But his signing is not going to be the top of Arteta’s spending spree, though he’s resigned to lacking out on Leeds winger Raphinha regardless of tabling a £55million bid.
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The membership are refusing to surrender hope of signing Ajax centre-half Lisandro Martinez though the Argentine worldwide seems to be heading to Manchester United for £40million.
However Arteta’s plans are being hampered by the membership’s struggles to dump any of the seven gamers who don’t determine in his plans.
Nicolas Pepe, Bernd Leno, Hector Bellerin, Lucas Torreira, Pablo Mari, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Reiss Nelson are all accessible on the market however have to date failed to draw any severe affords.
Tielemans scored the successful objective within the 2021 FA Cup finalGetty