Premier League giants Arsenal are reportedly keeping tabs on Real Betis defender Hector Junior Firpo Adames ahead of the upcoming transfer window in the New Year.
According to the publication from trusted Spanish news outlet AS via football. london, the Gunners are keen on a transfer for Junior.
It was further revealed that Premier League champions Manchester City are also interested in the centre back.
Junior Firpo has been one of the standout defenders in the Spanish La Liga this season and his impressive outings for Real Betis has not gone unnoticed with the European heavyweights.
Junior was hugely instrumental to Real Betis’ historical win at the home of Spanish champions Barcelona in their last league outing.
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The 22-year-old scored the first goal to propel Real Betis to a 4-3 victory.
His good showings have attracted the Premier League duo of Arsenal and Manchester City.
North London giants Arsenal face a big battle to fend off the Premier League champions in the race to sign Junior ahead of the January transfer window
This is due to the fact that his agent is the brother of the Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
Pere Guardiola is the brother of Pep and he manages the player.