Chelsea and Arsenal Ready to Go Head-to-Head in the Transfer Race For £30m-rated PL Star

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Manchester United defender Luke Shaw has emerged as a shock transfer target for London duo Arsenal and Chelsea

The 22-year-old England international defender has dropped down the pecking order at Old Trafford since the arrival of Jose Mourinho and expected to leave the club during the January transfer window.

Former Saints full-back has been heavily linked with a January switch to Fenerbahce and Southampton but according to The Telegraph, now Chelsea and Arsenal have also joined the race for his signature.

The Defending Premier League champions have been interested in signing of England international defender in the past and ready to renew interest in his signature especially after the latest rumours linking Marcos Alonso with Atletico Madrid Move.

The Gunners have both Sead Kolasinac and Nacho Monreal who can play on the flank, but the 32-year-old defender is likely to leave the Emirates Stadium next campaign.

Meanwhile, Serie A champions Juventus are reportedly plotting a double swoop for  Paris Saint-Germain’s attacking midfielder Angel Di Maria and Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin in January as they are looking to defend seven consecutive Serie A titles.

The 22-year-old Arsenal star has recently signed a long-term deal with the North London club, and he has been contracted until 2022.

The Old Lady are also thought to have already met with the Bellerin’s representatives to discuss Spaniard’s possible switch to Allianz Stadium, according to TMW.