Manchester City and Arsenal Set For Transfer Battle To Land £35M Swiss Midfielder

Arsenal and Manchester City are set to compete for the signature of Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Denis Zakaria this summer transfer window.

Arsenal unlike Manchester City were disappointing last season in the Premier League, ending up in eight on the log consecutively for the first time in the club’s history.

Mikel Arteta is now focused on turning his side back into a competitive force, a team capable of finishing top four in Europe’s best league and moves have been made.

There have been a lot of confirmed departures already, Luiz, Ødegaard among others who departed the club after seeing out their contract.

Manchester City and Arsenal Set For Transfer Battle To Land £35M Swiss Midfielder

However, the Gunners are yet to announce any new signings although they are close to finalizing deals for some players and will look to add more.

The latest player being linked to the Emirates is Swiss international Denis Zakaria but the Gunners will have edge off competition from the citizens if they are interested in his services.

Denis Zakaria have been sidelined for many months due to a serious knee injury but the talented player didn’t fail to impress after recovering from injury.

Denis made 32 appearances in all competitions for the German side contributing in those games, guiding his side to avoiding relegation.

He[Denis] fancies the idea of playing in the Premier League and Monchengladbach are willing to sell than lose him for free when his contract expire next year.

Somtosports understands that Arsenal and City are monitoring the situation of the Swiss and will go head to head to convince the player to move away from the Bundesliga.