Arsenal Set To Beat Southampton To Sign This Powerful African Star

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Arsenal and Southampton are keeping tabs on Ivory Coast teenager Franck Kessie, according to the Daily Mail.

The 19-year-old, who mainly operates as a midfielder but can also play in defence, is currently on loan at Serie B side Cesena from Serie A club Atlanta.

Scouts from both the Gunners and Saints have reportedly watched Kessie recently and are seriously pondering potential summer swoops.

Championship side QPR and German outfit Schalke are the other clubs interested in the Ivory Coast international.

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