Report: Arsenal chasing former Spurs target Moussa Dembele

Moussa Dembele celebrates scoring the second goal for Fulham

The talented young striker is out of contract this summer and is being chased by a host of top clubs .

Moussa Dembele celebrates scoring the second goal for FulhamMoussa Dembele celebrates scoring for Fulham

Fulham striker Moussa Dembele is interesting Arsenal, according to ESPN, as he looks to seal a move at the end of his contract at Craven Cottage.

Earlier this week there were indications that Dembele was about to complete a switch to Turkish giants Galatasaray, from sources such as Foto Spor, but it appears his future is still very much up in the air, with the ESPN report mentioning a plethora of clubs as looking at the Frenchman, including Liverpool, Chelsea, Juventus, Fenerbache and Galatasaray.

Fulham's Moussa Dembele looks dejectedFulham's Moussa Dembele looks dejected

Tottenham are one of the sides who have been long been linked with the attacker, and though it is uncertain if they are also still tracking Dembele Spurs will hope that they won't come to regret pulling out of a deal in January if he goes on to flourish at another club. Reports back at the start of the year from the likes of the Guardian had Dembele's move to White Hart Lane as good as done, with Tottenham looking to add low cost, high ceiling back up to Harry Kane.

Now the 19-year-old's contract is set to end, and with no other move agreed, Dembele can talk directly to both domestic and international clubs, though he will fetch a tribunal fee if moving within England.

The youngster scored an impressive 17 goals last season for the Cottagers as they narrowly escaped relegation to League One.

Arsenal's Danny Welbeck receives treatment after sustaining an injury before being substitutedArsenal's Danny Welbeck receives treatment after sustaining an injury before being substituted

Arsenal are said to be looking for further attacking options to support Olivier Giroud, with Danny Welbeck out for a long time with a serious injury and Theo Walcott's future uncertain.

Wherever Dembele does actually end up, he will surely be looking to have access to at least some game time and to be playing top flight and perhaps European football. If the aforementioned clubs such as Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham all make genuine bids for his services, it will leave him and his agent in a very good bargaining position. He is one of a number of a talented young players leaving Fulham this summer, including Sweden international Alexander Kacaniklic.

Alexander Kacaniklic - Fulham dejectedAlexander Kacaniklic - Fulham dejected

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