Unai Emery delivers verdict on Tottenham Hotspur linked Dani Ceballos

Dani Ceballos of Spain gestures during the 2019 UEFA U-21 Group A match between Spain and Poland at Renato Dall'Ara Stadium on June 22, 2019 in Bologna, Italy.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery and Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino are both thought to be keen on Dani Ceballos.

Arsenal Head Coach Unai Emery during a training session at London Colney on March 01, 2019 in St Albans, England.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery has hailed Tottenham Hotspur target Dani Ceballos in his latest press conference, which was covered by Football.London.

According to AS Sport, Tottenham and Arsenal are battling it out for Ceballos, who could leave Real Madrid this summer.

El Confidencial has suggested that Ceballos wanted to play for Mauricio Pochettino at Tottenham, but Arsenal’s interest has complicated things.

 

The Gunners are thought to want to take Ceballos on loan, while Spurs would prefer him on a permanent deal.

AS have suggested that Spurs were willing to pay £45 million for Ceballos, but they are yet to complete a deal, which has given Arsenal a chance.

And when asked about his side’s reported interest in Ceballos, Emery said: “I don't want to speak about the names. Dani Ceballos is a very good player.”

Dani Ceballos of Real Madrid in action during the La Liga match between Rayo Vallecano de Madrid and Real Madrid CF at Campo de Futbol de Vallecas on April 28, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.

Ceballos would surely be a good addition to either Tottenham’s or Arsenal’s sides.

The playmaker was one of the stars of the recent European under-21 Championships, where he showed his quality.

If Tottenham or Arsenal get hold of Ceballos this summer, he should add a great amount of creativity to their squads.

Dani Ceballos of Real Madrid during the La Liga Santander  match between Real Madrid v SD Huesca at the Santiago Bernabeu on March 31, 2019 in Madrid Spain

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