Bayern Munich set to hijack Arsenal move for £25m-rated in-demand defender

By | August 1, 2020

Norwich City full-back Max Aarons has reportedly emerged as a shock transfer target for Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich, according to the German sources.

Despite Norwich’s relegation from the English top-tier, Aarons’s reputation has improved after playing 36 games in the Premier League

Although the Canaries are believed to be keen on retaining the services of their biggest assets, they will inevitably receive interest when the transfer window will be re-opened in the summer.

According to Sky Sports Austria, German champions see value in trying to secure the services of the 20-year-old in a deal worth £18m.

The Bundesliga champions are keen to bring in a promising player with potential as backup to the established Benjamin Pavard, however,they will face stiff competition from Arsenal.

The Gunners, boss Mikel Arteta has been a huge fan of Aarons and keen on to lure him at the Emirates Stadium ahead of the next season.

With Aarons having a deal at Carrow Road until 2024, Norwich City are likely to demand fee around £25m for his signature.

Meanwhile, Arsenal continue the chase for another Premier League defender Tyron Mings, Aston Villa have secure place in the English top tier on the final day of the season.