Newcastle United make enquiries for reported Arsenal target Youri Tielemans

Youri Tielemans-Leicester City FC

Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans is keen on leaving the club this summer, and Arsenal are one of the main candidates for his signature.

According to a report from CBS sports via Football London, Manchester United and Newcastle United are keeping tabs on the player’s situation as well. Still, the Belgian international is reportedly keen on a move to Arsenal.

The Gunners have been very busy in the transfer market so far, and they have already improved their squad with the signings of Gabriel Jesus, Matt Turner, Marquinhos and Fabio Vieira. They are looking to bring in a top-quality midfielder now.

Tielemans has shown his quality in the Premier League with Leicester City over the years, and he has just one year left on his current contract. This is a great opportunity for the London club to swoop in and secure his services for a reasonable price this summer.

The report from CBS sports adds that Tielemans has decided to leave Leicester City this summer. If Arsenal do not provide him with an exit route, he is prepared to join a club like Manchester United rather than renew his contract with the Foxes.

Although the player prefers to join the London club, he could be open to moving to an ambitious club like Newcastle if the Gunners do not submit a concrete offer soon.

The midfielder is thought to be desperate to sort out his long-term future soon, especially in a World Cup year, and Newcastle have reportedly made enquiries for him.

The magpies chief Dan Ashworth has personally taken it upon himself to monitor the situation surrounding the Belgian international.

Newcastle are the richest club in the world following the takeover, and they hope to put together a competitive squad this summer. It will be interesting to see if they can beat the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United to the Belgian’s signature in the coming weeks.