Arsenal To Sign French International Wanted By Chelsea & Man City

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Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City have reportedly expressed an interest in highly-rated French teenager Lenny Pintor.

The 17-year-old winger currently plays for Ligue 2 club Brest and is a regular for France’s Under-17 side.

Pintor impressed during the recent Under-17 World Cup in India, with his counterattacking goal against Spain a highlight.

According to the Daily Mail, scouts from the Premier League giants have been monitoring Pintor, who signed his first professional contract with Brest this summer.

The left-footed player, who joined Brest from Bastia’s academy in August, has been compared by French pundits to Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele.

Meanwhile, Arsenal are chasing Napoli defender Nikola Maksimovic ahead of the January transfer window.

The 25-year-old was being tracked by Chelsea in the summer however he ended up joining Napoli from Torino after spending the last season on loan there.

However, the Serbian has performed just one league match this term, and he is now weighing his options.

Arsenal are looking for defensive improvements in January and, as reported by to Guerin Sportivo, they could give Maksimovic with a way out.

The centre-half is expected to have proposals from elsewhere too, however, if he chooses to leave.

Inter Milan are keen on signing him up, while clubs in Germany are believed to be watching him too.

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