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Arsenal And Chelsea Chase French Wonderkid

The Premier League pair are will be competing against each other…

Arsenal and Chelsea are set to do battle over the signature of French youngster Allan Saint-Maximin, according to Le 10 Sport.

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The 17-year-old plays for Saint-Etienne and has been playing well for the Ligue 1 side while they have managed to rise to fourth in the division. He mostly plays as an attacking midfielder, and has been tipped to have a big future after impressing at such a young age.

The Blues may hold a slight advantage over the Gunners in the chase for Saint-Maximin as they already have a relationship with his club after signing Kurt Zouma from there last January.

However, even with this their North London rivals will have a chance of getting the youngster’s signature.

Any move for the player may have to wait until the summer though, with St Etienne having a great season in France and unlikely to entertain any bids for one of their key players.

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