Chelsea & Arsenal To Step Up Pursuit Of Barcelona Youngster Gai Assulin - Report

Chelsea and Arsenal are both interested in signing Israeli starlet Gai Assulin from Barcelona, according to a report from Spanish daily Sport.

The attacking midfielder made his debut for his national team at the age of 16 and has been tipped for a major future on the world stage.

However, first team opportunities at Camp Nou have become limited and the 19-year-old's contract is set to expire soon, making him available on a free transfer.

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti is keen to add fresh legs to an ageing midfield at Stamford Bridge, whilst the Gunners had been linked with the player earlier in the season.

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