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Arsenal monitoring River Plate whizkid Fernandez as potential Xhaka replacement

Arsenal are monitoring River Plate midfielder Enzo Fernandez, reports have claimed.

The 21-year-old has been linked with Real Madrid, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United after breaking into the River first team last year.

Roma are expected to pursue Granit Xhaka next summer.

Arsenal want to find a replacement, and Football.London says Mikel Arteta is considering Fernandez.

However, with his contact set to expire in 2025, River are expected to demand big money for their talented youngster.

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