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Dad reveals Spurs challenging Arsenal for Flamengo midfielder Gerson

Tottenham have joined the race for Flamengo midfielder Gerson.

Arsenal and Tottenham are now going head-to-head in a bid to sign the former Roma midfielder, according to the player's father and representative.

Gerson's father has revealed that Arsenal are keen to sign him, with Head of Football Raul Sanllehi a keen admirer.

Marcos Santos revealed in an interview with Yahoo Sports that Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund are two other clubs harbouring an interest in his son.

He insisted: "Everyone you hear, there is truth.

"(But) the idea is to build a history in the club. We were always flamenguistas. Gerson is extremely happy."

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