- Premier League side, Chelsea are planning on joining the race to sign Udinese creative midfielder Jakub Jankto
- Arsenal is also interested in signing Jankto
- The Czech republic international is currently in a terrific form for his club
Premier League giants,Chelsea, are set to join in the battle to sign Udinese midfielder Jakub Jankto after rivals Arsenal have previously shown interest in the midfielder.
Italian media, Corriere dello Sport report that Antonio Conte side are ready to battle Arsenal for the signing of Jankto.
The Czech Republic international has been in impressive form this season with five goals in 18 appearances for the Seria A side.
In Udinese last away game at Crotone, Jankto bagged a 13-minute brace in the 3-0 victory to drive up his reputation and price even further.
AC Milan were one of the first big sides to be linked with a move for the midfielder but Premier League cash is likely to win a bidding war.
Arsene Wenger is said to be a keen admirer of Jakub Jankto's talents and would love to add him to his squad at the Emirates.
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But Chelsea are prepared to step in and offer tempting amount to both the management of Udinese and the player that will hopefully convince him to join the Blues.
NAIJ.com reported earlier that Borussia Dortmund and Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is reportedly plotting a return to Italian side AC Milan despite serious interest from Chelsea and Liverpool.
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