Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Man City set to lose race to sign Serie A midfielder

Reports from Italy claim Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie, is close to signing for AS Roma. According to the Ivorian’s agent, there are several clubs looking for his signature, but he is closer to signing for Roma than any other team.

He went on to name the teams who wanted his client, these include Arsenal, Liverpool and Man City, who have all been linked with an interest in the signing the 20 year old.

Chelsea have also indicated interest in signing the youngster, who they believe can partner N’Golo Kante in the centre of their midfield next season.

Liverpool are set to lose Lucas Leiva in the summer, and they want to replace the long-serving Brazilian with a younger midfielder.

Manchester City coach is combing Europe for young players that he can use to create the most exciting young team on the continent and see Kessie as a player who fit this model.

Arsenal have found themselves repeatedly linked with the player and had been considered the front runners to land him.