Louis van Gaal came close to a deal on deadline day but could now lose out to Arsene Wenger…
Arsene Wenger is hoping to complete a deal which could see 16 year old French sensation Dayot Upamecano join Arsenal for £1 million.
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The Valenciennes defender was being targeted by Manchester United and a deal looked possible on transfer deadline day.
However, the Daily Mirror say Wenger is now attempting to hijack any return for Upamecano in the summer from United after receiving reports on the teen’s incredible ability.
The Gunners could also have to fend off interest from Serie A side Inter Milan but the report says the teenager would prefer a move across the English channel.
Arsenal are keen to boost their academy options whilst also securing the future of their first team defence.
The north London club are said to be ready to offer £1m plus other incentives to secure his signature.
United were looking to complete a deal on deadline day after discussing terms with the French club but could not strike an agreement with the youngster.