Club ready to let Arsenal’s ‘incredible’ £25m target go for free

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Leicester City are now said to be open to the idea of ​​letting Youri Tielemans leave the club for free next year despite strong interest from Arsenal in the summer for the Belgium international.

According to the Timesthe Foxes are ready to lose Tielemans for nothing in 2023 if the midfielder does not renew his current contract or leaves the club within the next 12 months, with Arsenal heavily linked with the 25-year-old, who can leave this summer for 25million of pounds sterling.

The Gunners were favorites to land Tielemans with the player himself reportedly interested in a move to north London, with Arsenal fans even chanting the midfielder’s name during Leicester’s 4-2 loss to Leicester. Mikel Arteta’s side at the Emirates Stadium this weekend.

However, despite interest from Arsenal and the player wanting a move to happen, no official offer has yet been made, with the Gunners keen to offload more deadwood from the wage bill before attempting to sign someone. else this summer, with Tielemans. the likely candidate.

Labeled ‘incredible’ by former Tottenham defender Michael Dawson, Tielemans would strengthen Arsenal’s midfield to levels not seen at the club for many years, and with the Gunners looking to make a real push for the top four this season, the Belgium international’s quality could get the North London side over the finish line.

However, with no offers and Leicester now ready to let Tielemans leave for free next summer, Arsenal’s window of opportunity to sign the midfielder is slowly closing, and the Gunners could soon run out of time to bring the former AS Monaco star to North London. this summer.

Arsenal must step up Tielemans pursuit with Leicester open to star leaving for free

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Arsenal are no strangers to protracted transfer sagas, but this summer’s Tielemans spell lasted the better part of three months, and the Gunners must now look to sign the midfielder with Leicester now looking to keep the player. 25 for the season before letting him go for nothing in 2023.

Indeed, while the move could also benefit Arsenal, there is no denying that Tielemans’ qualities would come in handy here and now, and the Gunners must look to sign the Belgium international before the opportunity to land the midfielder n too late.

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