Arsenal have been monitoring the progress of Belgium worldwide attacking midfielder Charles de Ketelaere, with the Membership Brugge starlet reportedly prepared to go away his membership after 13 years. The 21-year-old, who’s snug taking part in as a midfielder or in assault, has caught the attention of lots of Europe’s high groups, however it’s Arsenal who’re rumoured to be in pole place to safe his coveted signature.
Since making his debut in 2019, De Ketelaere has gone from power to power and has now scooped up six caps for the Belgian nationwide group. With a reported price ticket of 25 million euros, the participant won’t be signed on a budget although. There are lots of notable suitors for the ahead’s signature, with French giants PSG stated to be eager to make a transfer. Chelsea too have been earlier linked with the participant.
Nonetheless, it’s Arsenal supervisor Mikel Arteta and director of soccer Edu who’re stated to be profitable the race. The Gunners can be wanting attacking expertise subsequent season, as they’re more likely to unfastened Eddie Nketiah and Alexandre Lacazette on free transfers on account of contact expiry.
At 6 foot 3, De Ketelaere has a bodily presence in and across the field, however it isn’t striker that’s his most popular function, with the teen as a substitute preferring a artistic place. It’s understood that Arsenal are even contemplating their plans for subsequent season from a tactical perspective to accommodate the gifted creator.