Arsenal will be looking to complete the signing of Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans during the winter transfer window.
According to CalcioMercato, the London club tried to sign Tielemans this summer, however, they were unable to secure a deal. The Gunners will be looking to sign the midfielder before his contract expires in the summer, to avoid competition with other clubs states the report.
Tielemans, 25, began his career at Anderlecht, where he made 185 official appearances and scored 35 goals across four seasons. He won the league title twice and in 2017 was chosen as the Belgian Professional Footballer of the Year.
He is the youngest Belgian to play in the UEFA Champions League, making his debut in the competition at the age of 16 years and 148 days. After two years at Monaco in Ligue 1, he joined Leicester in 2019, initially on loan and then for an estimated fee of £32 million. He scored the only goal of the 2021 FA Cup Final.
Tielemans represented Belgium at several youth levels and before gaining his first cap for the national team in November 2016, aged 19. He was part of the squad that came third at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, also featuring at UEFA Euro 2020.
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