Arsenal are actively preparing for the upcoming summer transfer window as they look to strengthen their squad for the new season. Reports from Fabrizio Romano indicate that the club are alongside Tottenham Hotspur in having set their sights on Bayer Leverkusen defender Edmond Tapsoba while they have also made a 4-year contract offer to their talented winger Reiss Nelson.
Arsenal and Tottenham Interested in Edmond Tapsoba
Premier League clubs are now tracking Edmond Tapsoba ahead of the summer transfer window — he’s one of the CBs to keep an eye on 🔴 #transfers
Arsenal and Tottenham scouts have monitored Tapsoba in recent games but the race is absolutely open — Bayer will only sell for huge bid. pic.twitter.com/sRFtFzSYDQ
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) May 24, 2023
The Gunners’ Interest in Edmond Tapsoba
Edmond Tapsoba, the 24-year-old centre-back, has caught the attention of Arsenal and Spurs scouts with his impressive performances recently. The North London clubs have been monitoring the young defender closely, recognizing his potential as a valuable addition to their defensive line.
However, Die Schwarzroten are adamant about receiving a significant bid if they are to consider parting ways with the Burkinabé, making the race for his signature highly competitive.
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Reiss Nelson Contract Talks
The Gunners are also focused on securing the future of their promising winger Reiss Nelson. The club have made a recent proposal of a new contract for the Englishman, offering terms that would keep him at the Emirates Stadium until June 2027 with an additional one-year option. However, the 23-year-old has attracted interest from several clubs across Europe, with bids coming from Italy, England, and France.
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Squad Depth the Main Focus for Arsenal
After narrowly missing out on a league title this season, Mikel Arteta’s side are focusing on improving the squad depth in the summer transfer window. Hailed as the next Jerome Boateng, Tapsoba would be a great addition to this young Arsenal squad.
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With Tottenham also in the race to sign the defender, an interesting storyline could be unfolding in North London over the coming weeks.