Arsenal are ahead of Manchester United in the race for Icelandic midfielder Ingólfur Sigurðsson.

The 'Young Guns' website reports Sigurðsson has turned down an approach from United to accept month-long trials with Arsenal.

Officials from Everton and Arsenal were present at the weekend as the exciting 16-year-old scored a fantastic brace for Knattspyrnufélag Reykjavíkur's senior team.

Ingólfur joined KR - Iceland's oldest and most prestigious club - after a season In Holland with Heerenveen.