2nd Summer Signing? Arsenal To Edge Real Madrid For Top Defender Signing

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Arsenal will reportedly face competition from Paris Saint Germain for Real Madrid defender Danilo.

Last week, reports claimed the Gunners had made Danilo their top target to replace Bellerin who is being linked with a return to Barcelona.

Although Arsenal are reluctant to let Bellerin leave, Barcelona are not giving up and are determined to test the Gunners resolve by making a huge summer bid.

And Don Balon via The Daily Star, say Arsenal are big admirers of Danilo and would love to sign him as a replacement for Bellerin if the Spaniard decides to push through a move to the Camp Nou.

 However, we are not the only ones in the race to sign the Brazilian as PSG are also believed to be keen on his services.

PSG’s reason for being interested in Fabulous as per the report is that they want to make their club attractive for Barcelona superstar Neymar by increasing th number of Brazilians in their squad. How ridiculous?

Arsenal’s interest sounds more sensible, meaning Danilo would be a key player here and not just a squad player like he will be at PSG.

The right-back has broken into the Selecao national team in recent years despite struggling at Madrid. He has made 17 starts in the league for Madrid this season, acting as back up to Dani Carvajal.

Earlier on in his career, he was being tipped to follow the footsteps of football great Cafu but has been unable to show that promise at the Bernabeu.

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