Arsenal are joining the battle for Dundee United dazzler Ryan Gauld.

The Daily Mail says Arsene Wenger's scouts will be the latest star-spotters to beat a path to Tannadice when they run the rule over Scottish football's hottest property Gauld on Friday evening.

Manchester United, Liverpool and Everton have all watched the Dundee United player in action, and now Premier League leaders Arsenal have decided to send their own representative to Friday's Scottish Cup fourth-round tie with Kilmarnock after receiving glowing reports about the 17-year-old.

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