Arsenal have opened talks to sign up brilliantly gifted Premier League star

ARSENAL have opened talks with Leicester star Youri Tielemans as a bidding war over his signature begins.

The club has banked around £275million from selling several big names over the last five years, including Harry Maguire, N’Golo Kante and Wesley Fofana, and could see some more stars leave in the coming window.

The likes of Jamie Vardy – James Maddison and Tielemans are just three players that are tipped to depart the club – with the Belgian a player that Arsenal were looking at during the January window.

with a move to Declan Rice in the summer, while they placed bids to sign Moises Caicedo in January, which were rejected by Brighton. They ended up signing Jorginho from Chelsea.

However – according to reports on the Sun – Arsenal have now opened talks to sign the gifted midfielder.

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But the Belgium international’s wage demands could scupper a deal. It is claimed that the 25-year-old is hoping for a contract that would put him among Arsenal’s top earners.

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Tielemans is one of those players that Arsenal have been eyeing up for some time and will surely now try and get a deal done at the end of the season.

He will not be brought in to be a regular starter – but he will be signed to add some more depth to that Gunners midfield and give Mikel Arteta something different in tight games.

If they do manage to complete a free deal for the Belgian – there will not be too many Arsenal fans out there that will be disappointed that is for sure.

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