Arsenal connected with ₤ 10m transfer for Stoke City star Nathan Collins
Stoke City star Nathan Collins is being connected with a relocate to the Premier League.
According to The Sun, both Arsenal and Burnley are eager on the Republic of Ireland Under-21 worldwide.
Collins has actually been one of the Potters’ breakout stars of the 2020-21 project, making 19 looks in the Champion after overcoming injury previously in the season.
The 19 year-old hasn’t missed a minute of League football given that he came off the substitute’s bench in a 3-2 defeat to Norwich City on November 24, appearing in 13 successive National championship.
He has shown his flexibility in that time, too, slotting in at right-back when needed by Stoke employer Michael O’Neill.
And his excellent form has apparently signaled Arsenal and Burnley, who are both looking to make additions to their protective ranks this month.
The Gunners are behind Burnley in the race for Collins, it is being reported, due to the fact that the latter have the money to hand to make the relocation.
Crystal Palace are likewise being credited with an interest in the player, too while Manchester United are said to be admirers in the gamer who could reportedly leave for ₤ 10 million although Stoke are stated to be seeking more.
Burnley, who have simply been taken over by American-backed ALK Capital, could see James Tarkowski depart the club with Leicester City and West Ham United related to the centre-back.
Joe Worrall of Nottingham Forest has actually been heavily linked with a relocate to Turf Moor.
Collins, meanwhile, is under contract till 2024 so Stoke are under no pressure to offer.
Stoke have been busy in regards to incomings this month, but O’Neill has previously stated that any more service will be determined by whether gamers leave the club.
” Definitely not any more coming in at this minute in time,” he stated at an interview previously this week.
” I think it’s more looking at opportunities for gamers who haven’t played quite and have been on the periphery to find (other clubs) which takes a little bit of time.
” Undoubtedly we’re not completely in control of that situation.
” If we do anything further in the transfer market I believe it will be driven by if anybody leaves the structure or not.”