Monaco have set an asking price of £24.9m for highly sought-after midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia, according to reports.
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Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for the French midfielder, and Metro report that the Gunners had a £18.1m bid rejected by the cashed-up Ligue 1 club.
AC Milan have also been linked with the 22-year-old, but tuttomercatoweb reports that Monaco’s £24.9m valuation could scare off the Serie A giants.
It’s unknown whether Arsene Wenger is willing to match the price set by Monaco, and the emergence of defensive midfielder Francois Coquelin means the Gunners are not in desperate need for Kondogbia.
The former Sevilla man impressed last term as Monaco finished third in Ligue 1 and scored two goals in 30 appearances for the club.
However it was his sublime defensive efforts that earned many plaudits, and he introduced himself to his potential future club with a midfield masterclass in his side’s 3-1 win over Arsenal at the Emirates in the Champions League round of 16.