Arsenal are battling AS Roma for Auxerre striker Paul-Georges Ntep.

Ntep has been attracting huge interest from across Europe with Premier League sides Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham all monitoring the French Under-21 international.

But Le10Sport reports Arsenal and Roma are the leading contenders to sign Ntep with Auxerre willing to accept a deal in the region of £8.5m as financial difficulties continue to plague the club.

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