ARSENAL are reportedly able to make a transfer for Brighton’s Tariq Lamptey in the event that they lose Hector Bellerin to Barcelona.
With the Gunners enduring a torrid first half of the season, it might be no shock if boss Mikel Arteta shakes issues up when the switch window re-opens in just a few days.
Tariq Lamptey is reportedly on Arsenal’s radarCredit score: Rex Options
Hector Bellerin would possibly fancy a second crack with BarcelonaCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
Bellerin was reportedly on Paris Saint-Germain’s shortlist in the summer, however Arteta managed to rebuff any advances for the proper wing-back.
However curiosity from Barcelona would possibly show too tough to bat away.
Bellerin, 25, was born within the metropolis however solely made it so far as the youth groups earlier than shifting to London to hitch Arsenal in 2011.
And in response to The Mirror, Barcelona presidential candidate Joan Laporta, who’s favorite to win the election, ‘desires Bellerin’.
However the Gunners would possibly have already got a alternative in thoughts within the type of Brighton’s maruauding wing-back Lamptey.
The 20-year-old has been a revelation on the south coast this season having left Chelsea for first-team soccer.
Arsenal have reportedly been ‘monitoring him carefully’ – with Manchester Metropolis and Bayern Munich additionally linked.
Juventus have reportedly been supplied the prospect to signal the German on a six-month mortgage deal.
Italian outlet Tuttosport declare Juve have had contact with Ozil’s entourage and Arsenal are ready to let him depart without cost.
The report provides that the Gunners are additionally keen to pay a portion of Ozil’s mammoth £350,000-a-week wage to facilitate a transfer.
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