Arsenal make contact with Monaco over last-minute loan deal for Youri Tielemans

October 18, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_imgThe Belgian midfielder looks set to leave Monaco before the window closes (Picture: Getty)Arsenal are ready to rival Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur in the race to sign Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans, who has been made available by the French side.Unai Emery is in the market for reinforcements and wants both a winger and central midfielder, with Denis Suarez – who is on the verge of joining on loan – expected to tick the first box.Leicester are believed to be locked in talks over a potential swap deal involving Tielemans and Adrien Silva, though Sky Sports say Arsenal have made a late move of their own. Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 29 Jan 2019 9:05 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link897Shares Tielemans, Suarez, Ivan Perisic and Christopher Nkunku are all on Emery’s radar (Getty)The Gunners are limited to only making loan signings this month and have asked about bringing Tielemans in until the end of the season, with no obligation to buy at the end of the loan.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe 21-year-old was pulled from Monaco’s squad to face Guingamp on Tuesday evening and is expected to travel to England to complete a move to the Premier League.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityTottenham, like Arsenal, are interested in bringing in Tielemans on an initial loan, while Newcastle and West Ham have also sounded out Monaco about the youngster’s availability.At the moment, though, Leicester are in the driving seat and Tielemans is desperate to leave Monaco and test himself in the Premier League. Comment Tielemans was left out of Monaco’s latest squad as his future is resolved (Picture: Getty)Tielemans has made 20 Ligue 1 appearances for Monaco during a difficult campaign, with the side stuck in a relegation dog fight.He was rated as one of the most promising young midfielders in Europe during his time at Anderlecht and, despite his tender years, already has a wealth of experience, playing in the Champions League and helping Belgium to their third-place finish at the World Cup.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenalcenter_img Advertisement Arsenal make contact with Monaco over last-minute loan deal for Youri Tielemans Advertisementlast_img

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