Report: Tottenham Hotspur make late bid for Arsenal target William Saliba

William Saliba of France looks on during the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup Round of 16 match between France and USA at Zdzislaw-Krzyszkowiak-Stadion on June 04, 2019 in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal are reportedly interested in Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba.

Montpellier's French forward Gaitan Laborde (L) vies with Saint-Etienne's French forward William Saliba (R) during the French L1 football match between Saint-Etienne (ASSE) and Montpellier...

Tottenham Hotspur have made a late bid for Arsenal target William Saliba, according to BBC Sport.

It has been reported that Arsenal were set to sign Saliba from Saint-Etienne for a transfer fee of £27 million and then loan him back to the French club for the 2019-20 campaign.

However, according to the report, Tottenham have made a late bid for the 18-year-old defender.

 

Arsenal or Tottenham Hotspur?

Both Arsenal and Tottenham are massive North London clubs, and it could be tough for Saliba to choose between them.

Tottenham are more attractive and appealing than Arsenal at the moment, but things could change in a year’s time, especially the Gunners finish in the top four of the Premier League table and Spurs do not.

William Saliba of France reacts as he is substituted with an injury during the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup group E match between Mali and France at Gdynia Stadium on May 31, 2019 in Gdynia,...

The 18-year-old is a very promising defender, and the teenager made 13 starts and three substitute appearances in Ligue 1 for Saint-Etienne last season, according to WhoScored.

Saliba’s decision this summer could have a major impact on his future.

William Saliba of France looks on during the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup Round of 16 match between France and USA at Zdzislaw-Krzyszkowiak-Stadion on June 04, 2019 in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

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