Arsenal are set to make lucrative offer for Real Madrid star Marco Asensio and lure him to the premier league, and they will have to rival their premier league fellow Manchester United for it.
According to reports both the English giants are keen to buy him after his tremendous breakout season last term with Los Merengues last season. The 21 year old had an absolute wonder season which also earned him national team call up.
He joined Real from Espanyol last season and immediately made a positive impact, scoring 10 goals in all competitions. Under Zidane he has prospered and has been hisperformances have convinced the Premier League clubs to move for him and land him in England.
Asensio, the three time Spain international started his career with Mallorca and came through their ranks before joining Real Madrid. Although the Champions League holders are not keen to let him go, but they may allow the midfield wonderkid to leave only if they get a massive transfer fee, to make a heap of profit from the sell.
The Gunners with players like Wilshere and Cazorla are still in doubt of staying and coming back of injury respectively, will be looking to add this talent to their kitty and under Wenger Marco will have the perfect guide to flourish. But the Red Devils will rival their London rivals as Mourinho is an admirer of the youngster. Also there is another party who may join the race, the Italian giants Juventus. The record time Serie A champions are also believed to be readying a bid for the young midfielder and it may well end up being a potential tug of war between three clubs to sign their man.
But Diario Gol, a Spanish outlet claimed that Asensio is keen to prove himself at Real Madrid and wants a new contract to extend his stay at the Bernabeu.