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Arsenal, Tottenham join race to sign Dani Alves

July 15, 2019
Dani Alves

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly earmarked Dani Alves as a potential transfer target for this summer’s transfer window.

The right-sided defender is a free agent after being released by Paris Saint-Germain last month and he is said to be eyeing a fresh challenge in a new league.

According to AS, Alves has plenty of offers to continue his career in Europe and both Arsenal and Spurs could entice to consider a potential move to the Premier League this summer.

Still, the Copa America winner would command a sizeable wage package to make the move and reports suggest that the Gunners may have the edge over Spurs, given their desperation to strengthen the right-back position.

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Arsenal will be without Hector Bellerin with an ankle problem for the opening months of the new Premier League season and this has left them with just Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Carl Jenkinson for the right-back role.

Among the duo, Maitland-Niles was the constant choice during the backend of the previous season but the young Englishman struggled to find the consistency, given he is a central midfielder by trade.

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