Could be one for the future

By Randy Osae

According to Atletico Madrid’s young combative midfielder Koke, Arsenal are lurking to snatch him away from Spain.

The 17-year-old, who is on Atletico’s ‘B’ team has reportedly attracted interested from Arsenal’s scouts and claims he is being watched by the Gunners even though there has been absolutely no attempts for a possible summer transfer.

Koke is regarded as one of the promising talents of Spanish football and is the current captain of the nation’s Under 17 side.

He said: “I am calm. My sole focus is to improve as a player each day.

“Arsenal have watched some of my matches, but I have not spoken with anybody.”

Koke though, is still serving a youth contract at his current club with plans of signing professionally in the near future. Thus, Arsenal will have to pull off stealing tricks to lure the youngster away from home similar to the case of Fabregas’ move to London.

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