Arsenal Linked With Asensio, Mings

Marco Asensio Arsenal transferArsenal were being linked on Friday with interest in Real Mallorca midfielder Marco Asensio but the 18-year-old is likely to move to Real Madrid.

Asensio was linked with Real Madrid during the summer but the two clubs couldn’t agree over a fee with Mallorca demanding the full value of his €4.5million (£3.6million) release fee. The Daily Mirror reported on Friday that Arsenal and Chelsea are both interested, a move to Real Madrid looks more likely.

The Mirror suggests that Arsenal will make a January move for Ipswich full back Tyrone Mings. The 21-year-old has been watched by scouts from the Emirates on a number of occasions this season and the paper claims that Arsene Wenger will put in a £10million to fend off the attentions of Chelsea.

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