Arsenal considering bid for Dutch wonderkid

Arsenal are preparing a bid for Ajax Amsterdam wonderkid Riechedly Bazoer after keeping tabs on the U21 star, according to reports from the Mirror.

Manager Arsene Wenger has recently sent out scouts to take a look at the young Dutchman, who has regularly been regarded as one of the Netherlands’ best raw talents in recent years.

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The Gunners even tried to sign the 19-year-old three years ago, but Bazoer decided to stay in his home country and play for Ajax.

However, after a summer in which Wenger only brought in Petr Cech from Chelsea, the Frenchman may be tempted to make a move for Bazoer in the January window.

Arsenal did not sign a single outfield player the frustration of many Gunners fans in the summer, and the arrival of the central midfielder will be a welcome addition to the squad.

Last season Bazoer made 35 appearances in all competitions, scoring three goals.