Arsenal show interest in Miguel Almiron from Atlanta, face stiff Inter Milan competition

Arsenal show interest in Miguel Almiron from Atlanta, face stiff Inter Milan competition

- Arsenal is reportedly interested in signing Miguel Almiron from Atlanta

- The Gunners will face stiff competition from Inter Milan for the forward

- Almiron is tipped to be a replacement for unsettled Alexis Sanchez

Premier League giant Arsenal are reportedly looking to make an impressive £18m bid for Atlanta United star Miguel Almiron.

Italian media Calciomercato claim the Paraguay international is a target for Arsene Wenger after becoming one of the MLS’ top-rated players.

Arsenal show interest in Miguel Almiron from Atlanta, face stiff Inter Milan competition

Miguel Almiron has emerged as a transfer target for Arsenal (photo: Getty Images)

Almiron,23, is an attacking midfielder who has a keen eye for goal and is blossoming under the tutelage of former Barcelona and Argentina boss Tata Martino.

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Arsenal are believed to be searching for new recruits as doubts linger over the futures of contract rebels Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez.

But they face a tough battle to bring Almiron to the Premier League, with Serie A giants Inter Milan also interested.

The Italians declined to sign the 23-year-old before he left Lanus for Atlanta at the start of the year.

But Luciano Spalletti is now keen to add Almiron to his star-studded team and could force Arsenal into making an offer this winter.

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Earlier, NAIJ.com reported that the Gunners would like to bring Anthony Martial to the Emirates.

Manchester United’s £57m striker has been left to warm the bench this season despite helping himself to five goals in all competitions.

But Arsenal would have to pay a similar figure should they wish to price Martial from Old Trafford next summer.

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Source: Sports.naija.ng

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