Arsene Wenger keen on 17-year-old Tottenham target dubbed the “new Luka Modric”…
Tottenham are set to lose out on a player dubbed the “new Luka Modric” in January, Arsenal leading the race to secure his signature, according to Caught Offside.
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The 17-year-old Croatian currently plays for Hajduk Split, but is tipped for a high profile exit in the near future.
Inter Milan were hoping to secure his services cheaply in January, but Arsenal’s interest is sure to drive his price up somewhat.
Arsene Wenger is confident he can convince the promising starlet to choose the Premier League over Serie A, and hopeful that he can beat out North London rivals Tottenham to his signing as well.
Arsenal fans will never complain about a new addition to the squad, but they will certainly expect the French manager’s priority this January to be a centre-back and a defensive midfielder rather than a midfield star of the future.