Arsenal have joined North Lond rivals Tottenham, Liverpool, West Ham and Bournemouth in tracking PSV Eindhoven wonderkid Steven Bergwijn.
Talented teenager Bergwijn is attracting Premier League attention after becoming a regular in PSV’s first team since last season.
The pacy, two-footed wide-man can play on both flanks and is viewed as one of Holland’s brightest young prospects.
According to claims from Dutch news outlet De Telegraaf , the tricky wide man has emerged as a target for Unai Emery’s men as they look to bolster their attacking options.
Tottenham are long-term admirers of Bergwijn, whose current deal runs until 2021 and netted eight times last term,
But West Ham and Bournemouth are also keeping tabs on the 19-year-old, who has played for his country from Under-17s to U21 level.
He is expected to go on to become a full international as the Dutch rebuild after missing out on next summer’s World Cup finals.
It’s claimed by De Telegraaf that Liverpool kept an eye on Bergwijn’s progress for PSV and scouted youngster nearly every week following the Dutch winter break.
Former Arsenal star Santi Cazorla continues battle to play again at Alaves as he refuses to give in to injury nightmare
Santi Cazorla is stepping up his comeback from injury following his release by Arsenal, working with Spanish side Alaves as he refuses to give up on his playing career, writes Mirror Football’s Alex Richards.
The former Spain international was released by the Gunners at the end of the season, following six years at the Emirates.
The diminutive playmaker, now 33, has not played a competitive game since October 2016.
Initially Cazorla injured his Achilles, before undergoing a total of eight operations on that and a long-standing ankle problem.
There were fears at one point that Cazorla may never walk again having contracted gangrene on the affected area, while he has undergone antibiotic treatment and a skin graft – the skin coming from his left forearm.
Cazorla is hopeful of returning to action in 2019 and is currently in the Basque country visiting Mikel Sanchez, the surgeon who is overseeing his recovery.
Arsene Wenger set to make imminent decision over his future after emerging as Real Madrid favourite
Arsene Wenger will decide in the next fortnight if he will take another job in football, writes Mirror Football’s Neil McLeman.
The Frenchman, now 68, left Arsenal after 22 years last month.
But he has still to decide whether to retire from the game or seek another challenge.
Wenger is currently the favourite with some bookmakers to replace Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid, after his compatriot walked away from the Santiago Bernabeu on Thursday.
Asked if he still wanted to coach, Wenger told French TV show Telefoot: “It is a question which I will have to answer in the next 15 days. I still have the desire to be a coach, yes.
"Do I still have to desire to throw myself into a crazy challenge? I don’t know.
"It is a job that needs total commitment. I need to take a bit of a space which I have never done.
“What will influence me? What is inside me. How much I miss being a coach. How I manage to live without this adrenaline which is part of being a coach and influencing a football match. To experience a beautiful game of football and share it with others after a the game the emotions.
"It is not a devil – it is an angel.
"Football has allowed me to meet amazing people, who have offered their hand and who have helped me do what I have done.”
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