Arsenal face Chelsea competition for Nottingham Forest defender Jamal Lascelles

Arsenal face competition for Nottingham Forest defender Jamal Lascelles.

Arsenal face competition for Nottingham Forest defender Jamal Lascelles.

The People says the Gunners are desperate to tie up the £2million signing of Nottingham Forest’s defensive wonderkid Lascelles – and beat off interest from Chelsea.

Arsene Wenger’s top spies have had centre-back Lascelles in their sights for the past year but now know they are up against stiff opposition from other Premier League clubs, including the Blues.

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