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Arsenal set to rival Man United in late dash for La Liga defender

The closure of the summer transfer window is fast approaching and clubs from all around Europe will now be putting the finishing touches on their recruitment plans. One player who continues to be relentlessly linked with a big switch back to the Premier League is Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier. However, seemingly keen to join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Old Trafford, according to recent reports, the Red Devils could face some late competition from domestic rivals Arsenal.

That’s according to a recent report from the Telegraph, who claim that despite there now being just one week left to conclude deals, Trippier is one player who could still secure a summer transfer.

United have been one of the clubs strongly interested in signing him as they continue to try and provide regular Aaron Wan-Bissaka with some much-needed cover.

The Telegraph notes that Trippier’s preferred destination in England is to join the Red Devils.

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However and perhaps most interestingly, as the window’s deadline approaches, Mikel Arteta’s Gunners are poised to make a late approach which could potentially prevent Solskjaer from landing his man.

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