SPORT UPDATE: Arsenal tipped to rival Chelsea in transfer battle for €45m-rated Serie A starlet

Chelsea are reportedly susceptible to lacking out on Cagliari starlet Nicolo Barella, because it’s claimed Arsenal and Napoli are each eager on signing him too.

The 21-year-old has continued to impress for the Serie A outfit this season, making 20 appearances in all competitions whereas making a key impression together with his power and tenacity in central midfield.

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These traits would arguably make him a great match for the Premier League, and that in flip maybe explains why Sky Sports activities famous that Chelsea may launch a bid for him.

Nevertheless, they are going to reportedly face stiff competitors for his signature as Sky Sport Italia reporter Gianluca Di Marzio has urged that Napoli are desperate to snap him as much as give him an choice to remain in Italy, whereas Arsenal are touted because the ‘most Premier League group’ in Barella.

Additional, it’s added that he has a €45m valuation, and so whichever social gathering it’s, they are going to seemingly have to supply a major sum of money to prise him away from the Sardinian facet.

Sky Sports activities notice that Cesc Fabregas is anticipated to go away Chelsea this month with Monaco particularly urged as his seemingly vacation spot.

With that in thoughts, Maurizio Sarri can have a void to fill, and so Barella could possibly be the answer. Nevertheless, Di Marzio means that the Italian tactician should persuade the membership hierarchy to be able to get his goal.

As for Arsenal and Unai Emery, it could possibly be argued that the Spanish tactician has sufficient midfield metal and tenacity, and maybe ought to as an alternative be extra artistic choices to bolster his squad.

Whereas Barella has confirmed that he can provide a purpose menace and make an impression going ahead, it could possibly be an pointless addition in midfield with the likes of Lucas Torreira, Granit Xhaka and Matteo Guendouzi already at Emery’s disposal.

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