Arsenal and Man City Go Head-to-Head toSign Highly-Rated La Liga Star

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Arsenal could face stiff competition in their pursuit of La Liga outfits Real Betis wing-back Junior Firpo, with their direct Premier League rivals Manchester City making enquires for the player according to El Confidential reports.

The Sources claims that the Citizens are looking at a deal for the Spanish U21 full-back, with Spanish manager Pep Guardiola sending scouts to watch the highly-rated defender in the opening weeks of the 2018/19 season.

Junior Firpo is a versatile player, who can also play as the centre-back and even more up front as a winger.

The Gunners are also looking at a deal for the Spanish starlets, who was born in the Dominican Republic. The North London club considered making a serious bid for the African defenders during the next summer transfer window.

Firpo extended his deal last month at La Liga club Real Betis. HIs new contract will run to 2023, with a buyout clause of €60m for any team looking to secure the services of Spanish u-21 defender.