Spurs confident of signing Takehiro. Gianluca Di Marzio reports that Arsenal are ready to fight Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur to sign Takehiro To. Bologna’s Japanese defender Miyazu has joined the team this summer.
Italian reports say Spurs have already negotiated personal terms with the Japan international. While the Gunners also contacted the agency of the players as well.
However, reports from The Athletic claim that Spurs are confident. They will be able to sign Tomiyazu ahead of Arsenal thanks to the club’s new director, Fabio Paratici. Worked for Juventus as a direct negotiator with Bologna.
The Japanese defender is valued at around £21.4 million and can play as a centre-back, right-back and a defensive midfielder. By entering the field for the agency on the past season, 33 shots scored 2 goals from all items.
Meanwhile, Arsenal are looking for a new centre-back in the summer. They were linked with Brighton’s England defender Ben White before turning their attention to the Bologna Japanese star, according to reports.