Arsenal set to make approach for £40m-rated La Liga star

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Arsenal are reportedly planning to make a summer move for Valencia forward Ferran Torres.

The 19-year-old wonderkid has managed to found back of the net three times and provided two assists in 37 appearances for Los Che during the 2018-19 season, following on from the 16 first-team appearances he has made last year.

According to the Daily Mail, the Gunners are ‘monitoring’ the highly-rated forward ahead of a potential bid, while Premier League rivals Leicester City have also eyeing move for his signature.

Torres, who appeared in 24 of Valencia’s 38 La Liga games during the recent campaign, will see his deal at the Mestalla expire in the summer of 2021 and with hosts of European teams are interested in his signature talented attacker might leave the Spanish club in the summer.

The Gunners are only expected to have around £40m to spend on new players this summer to strengthen their squad and transfer them for the contenders of the Premier League trophy.

However, it has been reported that Unai Emery could look to offload some big names in order to boost his budget and sign quality players for the next season.

Meanwhile, RB Leipzig 20-year-old defender Ibrahima Konate has reportedly emerged as shock transfer target for hosts of teams in England including Liverpool and Arsenal

The French centre-back has established himself as a regular for Bundesliga outfits the first team since them two years ago, playing 43 games in all competitions during the 2018-19 season.

Konate’s incredible for over that period has attracted attention across Europe, and Sport Witness claims that there is particularly strong interest from Premier League club.