Liverpool, Chelsea join Arsenal in Melo battle

Arsenal face stiff competition for Fiorentina midfielder Felipe Melo.

Arsenal face stiff competition for Fiorentina midfielder Felipe Melo.

The Sunday Times says Melo has also attracted interest from Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool, who see him as a potential replacement for Javier Mascherano or Xabi Alonso.

Arsenal are now in talks with Fiorentina over a fee for the midfielder.

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