Arsenal To Sign Ligue 1 Teenage Star But Three Teams Won’t Let That Happen

Arsenal has emerged one of four teams who are looking to sign Rennes teenage star, Georginio Rutter.

The teenager has just a season left on his current deal and he has rejected the offer of a new contract at the club.

Rennes know that they will lose the 18-year-old for nothing in the summer and they are prepared to cash in on him now.

According to Mirror Sports, the French side expects to sell him for around £10m as the race for his signature continues to hot up.

Mikel Arteta’s side are not the only team that has been monitoring Rutter; RB Leipzig, Newcastle United and AC Milan also want to sign him.

The teenager will consider his chances of more first-team action before making the move and that will not put the Gunners in the best position.

Arsenal boast a bumper attack with the likes of Eddie Nketiah and Gabriel Martinelli providing options from the bench.

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If Rutter joins, he would most likely have to get on the line to make a first-team breakthrough.

This article was most recently revised and updated 3 years ago

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