Tottenham hijack Arsenal’s £27m move for William Saliba by outbidding Gunners

Arsenal’s move to sign Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba is in leopardy after Tottenham bettered the Gunners’ offer for the defender.

The Gunners had been close to finalising a deal for the defender that would see the Frenchman remain with Saint-Etienne for another season before moving to the Emirates in 2020.

Arsenal believed they could finalise a move move worth around £27m after bonuses this week and only had to complete the final details of a move.

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