Arsenal have joined Man Utd and Liverpool within the race to signal Monaco ace Aurelien Tchouameni after a switch guru supplied an eye catching replace.
Tchouameni, 22, is shortly growing a status for being an attacker’s worst nightmare. The Monaco and France destroyer has continued to rack up unimaginable numbers on the defensive finish this yr.
By mid-April, Tchouameni had already racked up an unimaginable 159 tackles and interceptions mixed this season. For context, Fred and Scott McTominay had 178 between them at the moment.
Moreover, per Soccer London, Tchouameni has notched 3.38 interceptions and 11.51 recoveries per 90 minutes this yr.
Predictably, these spectacular figures have seen Tchouameni emerge on the radars of a few of Europe’s greatest golf equipment.
The Instances just lately claimed Liverpool’s curiosity in Tchouameni is real. Elsewhere, ESPN reported new Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag is interested by bringing the midfielder to Outdated Trafford.
ESPN famous Monaco are open to his sale this summer season and would demand a €60m-€70m switch charge (roughly £50m-£58m). From the continent, Actual Madrid and Juventus have additionally expressed an curiosity.
However in keeping with switch skilled Gianluca Di Marzio, Arsenal too at the moment are within the combine.
Tchouameni desires Premier League swap
Via Football London, Di Marzio namechecked the Gunners earlier than claiming the participant is prioritising a transfer to England.
Additional stoking the switch fires was his declare he thinks Tchouameni will transfer this summer season.
“Juventus worth him,” Di Marzio informed the German press (through Soccer London). “They’ve wished him quite a bit previously however there’s no deal on the desk now. You’ll nonetheless like him very a lot.
“Plenty of golf equipment within the Premier League are following him. Arsenal, Manchester United to call simply two. He wish to play within the Premier League.
“He has stayed at Monaco for an additional yr to await an opportunity to play within the Premier League. I feel that would be the summer season when he alters.
“He’s a participant like Paul Pogba, he can be excellent for Manchester United and the brand new midfield there. I hope Juventus get him as a result of that might imply they’ve began signing younger gamers, nevertheless it’s going to be troublesome.
“It could first require a sale of gamers like Arthur who might come to Arsenal. They wished him in January and perhaps subsequent summer season.”
Arsenal did certainly try to revamp their midfield with the signing of Arthur Melo in January. Nonetheless, a disagreement over the proposed size of his mortgage spell laid waste to a transfer.
However Thomas Partey’s latest damage, mixed with Mohamed Elneny changing into a free agent, has put Arteta’s engine room again beneath the microscope.
Tchouameni would characterize a stellar addition in north London and securing Champions League soccer might assist their trigger. What’s extra, Soccer London affirm including a prime stage central midfielder is a precedence.
Napoli’s Fabian Ruiz and Leicester’s Youri Tielemans are each namechecked as viable alternate options within the report. However it’s the all-action Tchouameni that might represent the most important coup.