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Arsenal boss Wenger remains keen on Athletic Bilbao defender Laporte

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger remains keen on Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte.

The Daily Express says Arsene Wenger is eyeing Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte as a summer signing - but will have to rival Manchester United, Barcelona and Bayern Munich for his signature.

Laporte last season penned a new contract with Athletic, taking his buyout clause to £30million.

Both English clubs are reportedly willing to pay that figure to bring the 20-year-old to the Premier League - although both Bayern and Barca are said to be keeping an eye on the player's progress also.

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