Arsenal wish to signal a brand new central midfielder in time for subsequent season.
One participant who has emerged as a prime midfield goal for the Gunners is Leicester Metropolis’s Youri Tielemans and in keeping with main switch skilled and CaughtOffside columnist Fabrizio Romano, Mikel Arteta’s males are working exhausting to carry the highly-rated Belgium worldwide to the nation’s capital in time for subsequent season.
Arsenal are nonetheless engaged on Youri Tielemans cope with Leicester ready for an official proposal, whereas Fábio Vieira deal will probably be signed within the coming hours. ??? #AFC
Vieira has accepted a 5 yr deal, Porto obtain €35m plus add-ons. Launch clause gained’t be activated.
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 17, 2022
Tielemans, 25, has been with the Foxes since his transfer from Monaco again in 2019.
Nonetheless, set to be out of contract in 12 months’ time, this summer time will probably be Brendan Rodger’s final probability to recoup an honest switch payment for the midfielder, who’s presently valued at £49.5m (Transfermarkt).
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Talking about the potential for seeing the 25-year-old transfer on this summer time, Rodgers, who spoke to reporters earlier within the yr, as quoted by Sky Sports, mentioned: “He’s at an age and at a stage in his contract the place he has to make sure he appears at each choice. I’d like it to be right here at Leicester, that’s pure, however I perceive it’s a really brief profession.”
Undoubtedly set to be remembered fondly amongst Leicester Metropolis followers, Tieleman’s contributions over the previous three and a half years have seen him hearth the aspect to 2 main trophies, together with the 2020-21 FA Cup.
Nonetheless, with the Gunners upping their efforts, though the Londoners have but to make the Foxes a proper supply, judging by Romano’s most up-to-date declare, it is just a matter of time.