Arsenal knock back Monaco approach for Emile Smith Rowe with Mikel Arteta keen to work with 20-year-old attacking midfielder this season
- Monaco’s sporting director Paul Mitchell is a huge admirer of Emile Smith Rowe
- French side made their interest clear but Arsenal have rebuffed their attempts
- Smith Rowe enjoyed successful loan spell at Huddersfield last season
- Crystal Palace are also keen, with Leeds and Fulham seeking a loan deal
Arsenal have knocked back an approach from Monaco for attacking midfielder Emile Smith Rowe.
The Ligue 1 club have been the first of Smith Rowe’s suitors to firm up their interest but have been rebuffed in their attempts to discuss a permanent deal for the 20-year-old.
Monaco’s sporting director Paul Mitchell is a big fan of Smith Rowe.
Monaco’s approach for attacking midfielder Emile Smith Rowe has been rebuffed by Arsenal
The former Southampton and Tottenham talent spotter Paul Mitchell was RB Leipzig’s head of recruitment and behind the Bundesliga club’s move for Smith Rowe when he had a spell on loan at the…