Arsenal are chasing Barcelona wing wizard Gerard Deulofeu.

The Daily Star says the Gunners have set their sights on the new Cesc - Barcelona youngster Deulofeu.

Cesc Fabregas joined Arsenal as a 16-year-old and went on the become the Gunners captain before rejoining the Spanish giants this summer.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is desperate to land Gerard Deulofeu - who is being compared to striker Lionel Messi - before he turns 18 next year.

Players in La Liga are only allowed to sign professional contacts at 18 - which means the Gunners can sign Deulofeu for just £3m.

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