Belgium star Axel Witsel admits he has ambitions of playing in England.

The Zenit St. Petersburg midfielder yesterday spoke of his desire to move to England at some stage of his career.

The 24-year-old has been linked with a switch to the Premier League in the past but these comments could alert Manchester United and league leaders Arsenal, who may now be tempted to make a January bid, says the Mirror.

Witsel said: "I keep a goal in the back of my mind. I'm not saying it has to happen now, I don't know when it could be done. But it must be a top club."

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