Arsenal confident of beating Palace and West Ham in race for Hector Bellerin replacement from EFL

Arsenal are reportedly confident of beating Crystal Palace, West Ham United, and others to the signing of £30m-rated Norwich City right-back Max Aarons this summer.

The 21-year-old has been linked away from Carrow Road in previous windows but stayed with the Canaries and has helped them win promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking.

Norwich are closing in on the Championship title as well, which could well be Aarons’ last major contribution for them as he does not appear to be short of suitors heading into the summer window, with the Norfolk club understood to want £30 million to let him leave.

90min has reported that Palace, Everton, Manchester City, Newcastle United, and West Ham have all asked to be kept up to date on the defender’s situation heading into the upcoming transfer window.

Arsenal are reportedly confident of beating Crystal Palace, West Ham United, and others to the signing of £30m-rated Norwich City right-back Max Aarons this summer.

The 21-year-old has been linked away from Carrow Road in previous windows but stayed with the Canaries and has helped them win promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking.

Norwich are closing in on the Championship title as well, which could well be Aarons’ last major contribution for them as he does not appear to be short of suitors heading into the summer window, with the Norfolk club understood to want £30 million to let him leave.

90min has reported that Palace, Everton, Manchester City, Newcastle United, and West Ham have all asked to be kept up to date on the defender’s situation heading into the upcoming transfer window.

The report claims that the Gunners are long-term admirers of Aarons, having tracked him for a few years, and are confident of winning the race to sign him in the summer.

It is understood that the north London club are set to sell Hector Bellerin and bring in the 21-year-old as his replacement, with Mikel Arteta intent on revitalising his squad.

 

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