Serie A Side Leap Ahead Of Arsenal & Chelsea In Race To Sign French Wonderkid

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Rabiot is wanted by a host of top clubs.

AS Roma appeared to have moved ahead of Chelsea and Arsenal in the pursuit of Paris St Germain youngster Adrien Rabiot, the Metro reports.

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The 19 year old was linked with a move away from the French Champions in the summer transfer window, with the Gunners thought to be very interested in bringing the defensive midfielder to the Emirates.

Blues boss Jose Mourinho was also eyeing a move for the want away teenager, who is seeking to leave the Parc des Princes for more first team football.

During the summer, the Premier League appeared to be his most likely destination however, Roma have now moved ahead of their English rivals by making an offer for the Frenchman.

The Italian club have also reportedly agreed personal terms with the midfielder, meaning the London clubs both have a lot of ground to make up if they want to sign the French under 21 international instead of letting him go to Italy.

Rabiot is out of contract at the end of the season and if they don’t tie him down to a new deal, PSG may be forced to sell the youngster or risk letting him leave for free next summer.

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