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Arsenal blow: Tottenham outbid Gunners for William Saliba

Numerous sources across the European media have confirmed that Spurs have overtaken Arsenal in the race for Saint-Etienne’s William Saliba.

Saliba, an 18-year-old centre-half, broke into the first-team ranks at the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard for the first time this past season.

The imposing stopper, who stands at 6ft 4in tall, went on to make 19 appearances across all competitions, impressing onlookers across Europe with his combination of stature and poise.

Saliba has also been capped by France at every level up to U19, with his performances at the heart of Saint-Etienne’s backline throughout the campaign having seen the teen establish himself as one of the most highly-regarded young players in Ligue 1.

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