Arsenal set to make approach for Napoi key man valued at £61m

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Arsenal hold a strong interest in Liverpool long-term target Lorenzo Insigne.

Liverpool are believed to be in the market for offensive reinforcements this summer with Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah have been both rumoured with a switch to Real Madrid and Napoli forward has been one of the top names in Jurgen Klopp’s shortlist, however, now Arsenal have joined race and the Reds might to have to look elsewhere.

According to reports from Italy in February, as cited by the Merseyside Reds official website, the Reds had a £61million bid turned down rejected for the 27-year old forward by Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis.

Now, according to Calciomercato, Unai Emery is planning to lure the Italy international forward at Emirates Stadium as he plans massive squad overhaul ahead of the next season. with the former PSG boss looking to kick on from a fairly successful debut season in the Premier League.

Insigne has long been one of the best players in Napoli and with the Partenopei currently, 15 points behind from defending Serie A champions Juventus, the club will fight hard to keep their star man at Stadio Sao Paolo and try to fend off interest from top Premier League teams.