Arsenal are heavily scouting Rennes’ Ismaila Sarr as they look to steal a march on their Premier League rivals in the race for the 20 years old’s signature.
Sarr caught the eyes of top European sides with his performances at the World Cup as he starred in their group stage match against Poland.
Last week he reminded the world of just how skilful he was by scoring a goal of the year contender in their Europa League match.
He has been tracked by some of Europe’s best clubs so far and rejected the chance to join Barcelona last summer because he was not guaranteed playing time.
He has been compared to Barcelona’s Ousmane Dembele a player who also came through the ranks at Rennes, but he is set to cost his next employers more than Dembele initially cost Borussia Dortmund.
According to reports, he is currently valued at £50 million and his agent claims that they have received enquiries from the top teams from England, Spain, and Germany.