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Arsenal now reportedly want to sign 'speed demon' likened to Kylian Mbappe
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Arsenal now reportedly want to sign 'speed demon' likened to Kylian Mbappe

Arsenal have reportedly set their sights on Manchester United talent Alejandro Garnacho.

According to 90Min, the Gunners are one of numerous top clubs ‘interested’ in the 18-year-old.

As well as Arsenal, the likes of Chelsea, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Paris Saint-Germain are apparently eyeing Garnacho.

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The Argentina youth international has burst onto the scene this season, shining for Erik ten Hag’s Red Devils.

He has made eight senior appearances this season, registering two goals and two assists.

And on Sunday, Garnacho scored a stunning winner to help United run out 2-1 winners at Fulham.

Unsurprisingly, this has led to interest from other clubs.

However, 90Min quotes sources claiming that United are confident they can tie Garnacho down to a new contract.

The teenager’s contract currently runs until 2025.

Arsenal target Garnacho – factfile

If the Gunners do manage to convince Garnacho to swap Old Trafford for the Emirates, they’d be getting themselves a top talent.

Scouting website Foot The Ball lauded the youngster’s exciting style of play in an article published earlier this year.

‘Garnacho has been excelling in a number of areas that have onlookers giddy with excitement,’ they wrote.

‘He has scored from set-pieces, mesmerizing solo runs, thunderous strikes from distance and more.

‘He is the true definition of an all-round talent who will only get better with age.

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‘Like his idol (Cristiano Ronaldo), Alejandro Garnacho is a speed demon on the flank.

‘His preferred choice is down the left though he can also play on the opposite side.

‘Garnacho is superb in one-on-one situations, twisting up defenders with a bevvy of skills. He knows he has the pace to get by them and regularly uses it.

‘Garnacho’s sense of where his teammates are also helps him in finding passes with ease.

‘Furthermore, the fact that he can shoot from a range of distances means he is a threat whenever he runs at defences.’

Garnacho has earned comparisons with Ronaldo, while on Twitter, fans have likened him to Kylian Mbappe and Lionel Messi.

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