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Arsenal scouts stalk giant Belgian goalkeeper eyed as possible replacement for Petr Cech, Liverpool also watching

Arsenal have reportedly been stalking Belgian goalkeeper Guillaume Hubert.

Gunners scouts have watched Hubert six times this season, according to the Daily Mail, who suggest that 22-year-old Standard Liege stopper is a potential replacement to replace current no.1 Petr Cech.

Czech Cech has another two and a half years left on his contract at Arsenal and he will be 37 when it expires, at which point – if not before – the Gunners will likely need a new man between the sticks.

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Cech has big shoes to fill, but 6ft 6in Hubert could be up to the challenge.

He has represented Belgium at U15, U16, U17, U18, U19 and U21 level and is now pushing for a senior call-up, although he has the likes of Thibaut Courtois and Simon Mignolet ahead of him.

Arsenal are not the only club looking at Hubert, with the Daily Mail claiming that Liverpool, Swansea City and Leicester City have all watched him in the last 18 months.

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