Arsenal Transfer News: The Gunners management had recently held talks with Youri Tielemans representatives. The North London club are interested in the Leicester City midfielder and will make an official bid in the summer.
Youri Tielemans has been at Leicester City since July 2019. The Belgian has grown a lot as a player since then, owing to which he is one of the fan favorites at the club.
Tielemans has already created history in his current tenure at Leicester City. The Belgian scored the only goal in the 1-0 win over Chelsea in the 2020/21 FA Cup final. Hence getting Leicester City the first FA Cup trophy in their history.
But as per the latest reports, Youri Tielemans wants to leave the Foxes at the end of the season. The 24-year reportedly wants to play at a club that can challenge for championships more frequently. Hence, this has drawn interest from other clubs.
Arsenal Transfer News: Club to go all-in for Youri Tielemans?
Real Madrid have been linked with Youri Tielemans for the last few months. But as per El Nacional, Arsenal are set to challenge the Spanish Giants to secure Youri Tielemans signature in the summer.
The Belgian playmaker has especially risen to prominence since the last season. Tielemans had an impressive 6 goals and 4 assists as he played all the games in the Premier League for the Foxes. To add to this, the Belgian has already scored 5 goals in the League in the 2021/22 campaign.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers recognizes that Youri Tielemans is a key player. Owing to this, he has made it clear that the Belgian would not be leaving in the January transfer window.
Arsenal reportedly have recognized Youri Tielemans as their primary transfer target in the summer. The Gunners will reportedly make an initial bid of £60m for the Belgian when the transfer window opens in June.
As per reports, the Gunners have been interested in Youri Tielemans for a long time. But they have stepped up their interest in the last few months after news broke out that the Belgian is looking to leave the Foxes.
Mikel Arteta is in need of a creative central midfielder who could dictate play. Currently, Arsenal use Thomas Partey and Granit Xhaka in their midfield, but the duo is primarily defensive. Hence, adding Tielemans would add another dynamic to their play.
Real Madrid also want the Belgian playmaker
As stated earlier, Real Madrid have recently been linked with Youri Tielemans. The Spanish Giants reportedly see the Belgian to lead the midfield in the coming seasons.
Both Toni Kroos and Luka Modric have been invaluable to the Spanish Giants. But given their age, the duo may not be able to deliver at the same levels in the upcoming seasons. Hence, Florentino Perez is reportedly targeting Tielemans to bolster his midfield as the club looks to return to their glory days.