Arsenal are reportedly in talks to secure the services of Hammarby wonderkid Emil Roback, the Norht London club will have to battle German heavyweights Bayern Munich for the 16-year-old’s services.
Roback, who as per Transfermarkt, has represented Sweden at U-16s and U-17s level and has been tipped to have a bright future at the club.
The report also adds that Roback has already visited North London club for a training spell, with the starlet also taking a look around the Gunners facilities.
The Mail also claim via FotbollDirekt that Hammarby’s sporting director Jesper Jansson has recently confirmed Roback’s talks with the Gunners.
‘We were contacted and know about the interest. He has also met Arsenal. There’s a strong interest and there are more clubs as well.’
‘I understand the interest. He is a forward with a great physique, speed and already a skilled goalscorer.’
North London club have shown throughout their recent history that the pathway is their for the talented starlet to break into the first-team. Forwards Eddie Nketiah and Gabriel Martinelli are recent examples of this.
With the ace described by Hammarby’s chief as a ‘skilled goalscorer’, the North London club could be on the verge of signing a real gem – the north London club just need to beat Bayern to the ace’s services.