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Arsenal & Chelsea battle for January signing of £14m-rated Belgian wonderkid

Prem rivals chasing superbly talented 18-year-old.

Arsenal and Chelsea look to be in competition over the January signing of Anderlecht wonderkid Youri Tielemans, according to reports in Italy.

The Belgian starlet, who can play a variety of roles but is most often used as an attack-minded central midfielder, is widely considered one of the best young prospects in European football at the moment.

The 18-year-old caught the eye against Arsenal in the Champions League last season, and Calcio Mercato now claims he is one of the Gunners’ top targets for the winter transfer window.

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Both Arsenal and Chelsea could do with fresh faces after difficult summers in the transfer market, and the addition of Tielemans would represent a great long-term purchase for any top club.

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