Arsenal have reportedly finalized an agreement with Youri Tielemans. The Belgian midfielder will join on a free transfer in the next summer transfer window.
Barcelona and Manchester United also showed interest. However, it looks like the Belgian has favored a free transfer to the Gunners.
ARSENAL AND YOURI TIELEMANS TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY
According to reports, Arsenal will sign Youri Tielemans on a free transfer next season. The Belgian midfielder currently plays for Leicester City. However, his contract with the foxes is ending in the next summer transfer window. Hence, they tried to convince him to sign the contract. Although, it looks they have failed to convince him.
The Belgian midfielder was also linked to a move to Arsenal in this summer transfer window. However, the Foxes decided to sanction his exit. Hence, he had to stay at the club beyond the summer transfer window. Although, it looks like he is determined to finalize a move to the Gunners on a free transfer. The Belgian midfielder will reportedly reject other major European clubs in favor of a free transfer to the Premier League giants.
BARCELONA WERE ALSO SHOWING INTEREST
According to reports, Barcelona were also ready to offer him a contract to sign for them on a free transfer. Newcastle United and Manchester United were also monitoring his situation. However, it looks like Arsenal have beaten all of them. Although, nothing can be confirmed before the January transfer window or the next summer transfer window.
However, for Barcelona, it is not the end of the road. They are also monitoring the situations of Jorginho and N’Golo Kante on a free transfer for the next season. Both the Chelsea midfielder are yet to agree on a contract extension with the club. Jorginho’s agent has also said that his client will look for possible options the next summer. N’Golo Kante has also rejected a 2-year extension. The French midfielder wants a long contract. However, Chelsea does not want to give him due to his injury issues.
Hence, Arsenal fans will hope that Youri Tielemans can finally agree on a deal with the club. However, Leicester fans will hope that this is all just a rumor. Barcelona, Newcastle United, and Manchester United are also expected till the last moment to try and sign him.
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