Arsenal want to steal Youri Tielemans in £25m transfer ON TOP of Fabio Vieira deal despite Leicester not wanting to sell

ARSENAL are reportedly still pushing to sign Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans despite already signing Fabio Vieira.

Earlier this week, the Gunners reached an agreement with Porto on the £30m transfer of 22-year-old Vieira, who is expected to be on a five-year deal.

Arsenal are still keen to sign Tielemans


Arsenal are still keen to sign TielemansCredit: Alamy
The Gunners have already struck a deal for Vieira


The Gunners have already struck a deal for VieiraPhoto credit: Getty

However, the upcoming signing of the Portuguese midfielder won’t stop the club’s pursuit of Tielemans.

According to football journalist Ben JacobsArsenal still see the Leicester man as their top priority.

They also remain confident they can agree on a price with the foxes within the next 48 hours, according to

Tielemans has already refused to rule out a move this summer.

When asked about the idea of ​​a potential transfer earlier this month, he said: “It’s not out of the question. But I can stay. I feel very comfortable in Leicester.

“I was welcomed with open arms from day one. I give everything for the club until the last day.

“But of course you have to listen to other opportunities, you have to look at your career and sometimes you have to make decisions. Maybe one will come my way.

“You have to stay calm. I’m fine where I am. I still have a year of contract. I’m in no hurry


“When you change clubs, you don’t change just to change. You’re switching because there’s a great project on the table.

“The most important thing for a player is to play.

“It’s up to me to make the right decision for my future this summer, but for now I’m relaxed and focused on that [Belgian] Red Devil.”

Arsenal are reportedly set to make a £25million offer for Tielemans, which Leicester are expected to be reluctant to accept.

The Gunners are also looking to finalize a deal for Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus before the end of the month.

They have already reportedly made a second bid for the Brazilian that matches City’s original asking price of £50million.

Jesus is said to be keen on reuniting with Mikel Arteta, who he worked with at the Etihad. Arsenal want to steal Youri Tielemans in £25m transfer ON TOP of Fabio Vieira deal despite Leicester not wanting to sell


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