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Arsenal and Tottenham in race to sign Dries Mertens from Napoli

Napoli forward Dries Mertens is wanted by Arsenal and Tottenham
is needed by Arsenal and Tottenham (SIPA USA/PA Images)

Arsenal and Tottenham are in the race to sign Dries Mertens from , in accordance to stories.

The 32-year-old’s present contract with the Serie A membership expires on the finish of the season and he is but to agree a brand new deal.

Mertens is presently in his seventh season at Napoli and is a key a part of their assault with 116 targets for the Italian membership.

But Napoli threat shedding the Belgium worldwide subsequent summer time with a number of golf equipment lining up for his signature.

Napoli forward Dries Mertens could be available on a free transfer next summer
Mertens may very well be accessible on a free switch subsequent summer time (Getty Images)

According to Il Mattino, each Arsenal and Tottenham have registered their curiosity in signing Mertens.

The report claims that each sides have ‘taken information’ on Mertens forward of a possible transfer.

But Juventus, AC Milan and Inter are additionally reportedly in signing the Belgian.

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Speaking about his future final month, Mertens admitted he might go away Napoli on the finish of the season.

‘I still don’t know what my future can be,’ he mentioned.

‘My objective right now is to have a very good season with Napoli. Then we’ll see how issues go. There’s nonetheless a while left till the tip of the season.

‘Here at Napoli, I still have seven months left on my contract. I don’t know the place I’ll be enjoying subsequent season.

‘At the end of this year, I’ll assess whether or not to renew my contract or not, however it’s nonetheless too early. I’m not in a place to rule something out.’

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