Arsenal to Make Opening Move for Southampton Teen Calum Chambers

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Emirates Stadium side to bring in right-back to challenge Carl Jenkinson for first team spot.

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Arsenal are ready to make their interest in Southampton teenager Calum Chambers known as Arsene Wenger seeks to bring in the youngster to beef up his right-back options according to the Sunday People.

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Arsene Wenger has had Chambers scouted during his run-outs for the England Under-19 side and has been monitoring the defender since the opening day of last season according to this source.

The north London side are now ready to representatives offered glowing reports of the 19 year old Saints star during recent Euro Championship qualifiers against Scotland and Ukraine.

Having failed to persuade Bacary Sagna to sign a new deal Wenger will look to Chambers to challenge Carl Jenkinson for the right-back berth.

Chambers is one of a number of players who could follow Rickie Lambert’s lead and leave the south-coast club, with a mass Southampton exodus all the more likely following boss Mauricio Pochettino’s departure for Tottenham.

The likes of Adam Lallana, Luke Shaw and injured forward Jay Rodriguez could all be set for big money moves away from St Mary’s this summer.

Chambers made 24 appearances for Southampton last term.

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