Manchester United and Arsenal in transfer battle for £25m Serie A starlet: report

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 03: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal, shakes hands with Erik ten Hag, Manager of Manchester United, prior to the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on September 03, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)
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Manchester United and Arsenal are reportedly keeping tabs on Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee.

The ex-Bayern Munich youngster, 22, has been one of this season's standout performers in Serie A, where Bologna find themselves in the mix for Champions League qualification.

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Tom Hancock

Tom Hancock started freelancing for FourFourTwo in April 2019 and has also written for the Premier League and Opta Analyst, among others. He supports Wycombe Wanderers and has a soft spot for Wealdstone. A self-confessed statto, he has been known to watch football with a spreadsheet (or several) open...