Arsenal have edged forward of Manchester United within the race to signal Bayern Leverkusen teen Leon Bailey subsequent month, according to reports.
Jose Mourinho has been conserving an in depth eye on the winger, who has spoken effusively of Man United previously, since his days at Belgian facet Genk.
He joined Bayer Leverkusen over the summer season and has been a revelation on the left wing, claiming seven objectives and 4 assists in simply ten begins.
However in accordance with the Mirror‘s Steve Bates, Arsenal are in pole place to signal the Jamaican, who has additionally attracted curiosity from Chelsea, after dispatching scouts to look at him twice in a single week.
Mourinho has clearly pin-pointed Man United’s lack of creativity within the last third as an space he needs to enhance as quickly as attainable, expressing curiosity in Malcolm and Christian Pulisic in latest weeks as properly.
And Bailey likewise matches the invoice: a rancorous, slippery, pushed presence on the ball, blessed with glorious shut management and a steely pair of lungs – and he has demonstrated a capability to seek out the web over the previous few months on prime of all of it.
The 54-year-old will definitely want so as to add some zeal to his squad in January, however there isn’t one clear title surfacing at this second in time.