Report: Norwich ace Max Aarons wanted by two Premier League clubs

Daniel Farke, manager of Norwich looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Norwich City at Madejski Stadium on September 30, 2017 in Reading, England.

Premier League duo Chelsea and Arsenal are reportedly keen on Norwich City's Championship full-back Max Aarons, who is thriving under Daniel Farke.

Max Aarons of Norwich City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Norwich City  at Portman Road on September 2, 2018 in Ipswich, England.

Max Aarons has been a welcome addition to Norwich City’s first-team squad of late.

The full-back only made his senior Canaries debut in an EFL Cup clash against Stevenage in August but has emerged as a key player for Daniel Farke ever since.

 

Aarons has now started seven Championship games at the age of just 18, keeping Ivo Pinto out of the team while establishing himself as Norwich’s first choice right-back.

Somewhat inevitably, Aarons’ performances have attracted interest from elsewhere. According to the Mirror (11 October, page 57), Premier League clubs Chelsea and Arsenal are keen to sign the England U19 international.

Daniel Farke, manager of Norwich City(R) celebrates with Max Aarons of Norwich City(back) during the Carabao Cup Second Round match between Cardiff City and Norwich City at the Cardiff...

That does not mean Aarons’ time at Carrow Road is up. The Mirror adds that the teenager is set to sign a new deal to remain in East Anglia.

This should be a major coup for a Norwich side who have given a chance to young players in recent weeks. Jamal Lewis has been a regular on the left of defence, while the skilful Todd Cantwell has also made a positive impression.

Jonathan Walters of Ipswich Town battles with Max Aarons (37) and Grant Hanley (31) of Norwich City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Norwich City at Portman...

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