Arsenal interest to sign with Dries Mertens among competition from Bayern and Dortmund

Reports mentioned Arsenal is interested to sign with Dries Mertens, Napoli’s star next January, but the club is facing a rough competition from Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, Bundesliga champions.

The Belgian attacker scored more than 100 goals within six years and a half with Napoli, but apparently his time with club has come to an end, and scored this season 9 goals until now in 21 games, but replacing coach Carlo Ancelotti with Gennaro Gattuso might hasten the player’s departure.

With his contract terminating in summer and with no talks about a new contract, it seems Mertens is about to leave the club in winter mercato next January, according to reports in Italy, Arsenal joined Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund, In an attempt to sign with the player for 10 million euro.

32 year old Belgian is going to be eligible to discuss pre-contract terms with any of the interested clubs from 1 January, particularly that Arsenal is much interested to sign with the player as soon as possible in order to benefit from his experience in the second half of current season.

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