Arsenal lead Man Utd in stunning swoop for La Liga no.4

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Arsenal and Manchester United have reportedly enquired about the possibility of signing Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic after the end of the current campaign.

The Catalan giant’s midfielder’s future is currently up in the air following his pure form at Nou Cam.

Barcelona have crashed out of the Champions League at the quarter-final stage after a shock loss to AS Roma last week.

And now Ernesto Valverde apparently wants to offload several players during the summer transfer window.

According to Spanish outlet El Gol Digital, Manchester United and Arsenal have expressed interest to sign Ivan Rakitic.

However, the 30-year-old midfielder is believed to have made up his mind over the next club he will be playing for the next season.

El Gol Digital claim that Rakitic will snub a move to Manchester United in favour of Arsenal move.

Arsene Wenger’s side are in the market for midfielders following Jack Wilshere’s contract situation.

Croatia international midfielder is thought to be seen as the ideal replacement fro Jack Wilshere.

The only downside is that they look set to miss out on Champions League football unless they manage to finish Europe League tournament with a glory.