Transfer Talk LATEST: Arsenal €30m target hijacked by Real Madrid?
Arsenal target Asier Illarramendi has been fielding interest from Real Madrid these days, Spanish newspaper Marca reports. The 23-year old midfield star had a stellar season, capping it off with his scintillating U21 European Championship performance.
The midfielder is very highly rated by Wenger, who has been tracking him for several years now.However, it looks like Real Madrid have surged forward in the deal at present, and the Gunners will face a tough time if they did go after him.
Real Madrid have apparently vowed to match the midfielder’s release clause in full, and the only things left to be agreed upon are the instalments in which Real will pay the amount.