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Arsenal are keeping tabs on France youngster Alban Lafont, according to reports.

Lafont is a 17-year-old who plays as a goalkeeper for French Ligue 1 side Toulouse FC.

 The goalkeeper broke into Toulouse’s first team last season, keeping eight clean sheets as he helped his side avoid relegation to French Ligue 2. The goalkeeper has started this season from where he stopped last year and reports claim we have been impressed by his performances.

According to French Publication L’Equipe via The Metro, we are one of the numerous clubs keeping tabs on the youngster.

The likes of Juventus, Porto and Watford were also mentioned as other clubs interested in the young goalkeeper.

We have reportedly sent scouts to watch the defender on numerous occasions and are keen on a future move.

His contract at Toulouse doesn’t expire until 2020 meaning we will have a lot to do to convince the French club into selling him

Lafont is the youngest goalkeeper to play in Ligue 1’s history after making his debut at the age of 16.


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