Arsenal are looking to land the signature of Reims centre-back Axel Disasi, The Daily Mail declares.
The 22- year-old had actually been a back- up player for the French outfit in the past number of seasons however he has actually changed into a routine starter this term along with Yunis Abdelhamid.
The duo have actually contributed towards Reims superb defensive record of simply 21 goals yielded from 28 league games and just Liverpool have actually matched the figure throughout Europe’s top-five leagues.
According to The Daily Mail, the north London side have actually been impressed with the contribution from Disasi and they are currently in conversations to protected his services.
The Gunners had failed with a method prior to the 2020 winter season transfer window however they are now leading the race to obtain his signature, with his contract ending next summer.
In Addition, it is specified that he might be readily available for an economical amount of around ₤15 m and the Gunners are ready to sign him on a five-year contract during the off-season.
Arsenal have no lack of main protectors in their squad and they currently have the likes of David Luiz, Shkodran Mustafi, Sokratis Papastathopoulos, Calum Chambers, Rob Holding, Dinos Mavropanos, William Saliba and Pablo Mari (on loan from Flamengo).
Out of those, Mustafi and Sokratis might be heading through the exit door when they go into the final year of their particular agreements later on in the year.
Luiz is in a comparable contract situation however he has actually been fancied to sign an extension for another 12 months. Mari, on the other hand, might be signed completely with the buy option readily available.
Somewhere Else, Saliba has actually been commonly tipped to use up among the main protective positions next season when he returns from his loan spell at Saint-Etienne.
It stays to be seen whether he is accompanied by Disasi in the beginninglineup Disasi has actually impressed in individually circumstances and likewise has an excellent aerial existence.
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