Arsenal Ready To Trigger Release Clause Of £52.5m Star, Arsenal Officials In Portugal For Him

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Arsenal are keeping tabs on Benfica winger Andrija Živković. The 21-year-old has become an integral part of Benfica’s first team this season, attracting much attention from many Premier League clubs.

According to FootMercato ( via ), Arsène Wenger has stepped up his chase for the Serbian after sending scouts to watch him in their 5-1 win over Rio Ave last week. The same publication has stated that Manchester United scouts were also in attendance in that match as they have also made the 21-year-old a summer priority.

Reports in Portugal suggest that the winger has a £52.5million release in his contract, a fee that both Manchester United and Arsenal are reportedly ready to meet in the summer. And it is possinle that a lower fee could be accepted if the youngster were to hand in a transfer request.

Andrija Živković himself may prefer a move to the Emirates over Old Trafford. Why? First of all, he’d receive much more playing time at Arsenal than Manchester United. Commercially,


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