ARSENAL are the frontrunners to sign RB Leipzig centre-back Josko Gvardiol, according to reports.
United now appear to be out of the running as they close in on Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez.
Spurs are thought to still be monitoring Gvardiol’s situation.
And outside of Europe, Napoli are being linked as they search for a Kalidou Koulibaly replacement as he prepares to join Chelsea.
The Italian giants are preparing a part-swap deal which could include either Arthur or Adrien Rabiot.
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As a result, they are keen to line up a move for the talented Gvardiol to come to the Emirates.
The Croat only joined Leipzig at the beginning of the 2021/22 campaign, moving from Dinamo Zagreb for around £13.5million.
He made 46 appearances in all competitions last season, keeping 10 clean sheets from 29 Bundesliga matches.