MX23RW : Wednesday, December 8 10:06:08| >> :120:59767:59767:

Arsenal to battle Manchester City for Barcelona's Sergi Roberto?

Arsenal to battle Man City for Barcelona's Sergi Roberto?
© Reuters
Arsenal reportedly line up a move for Barcelona midfielder Sergi Roberto, who has decided against renewing his Blaugrana contract beyond 2022.

Arsenal are reportedly preparing to battle Manchester City for the signature of Barcelona's Sergi Roberto.

The versatile Spaniard has talked up his chances of signing a new deal with the Blaugrana, but as things stand he is still due to become a free agent next summer.

City were linked with a swoop for Roberto over the summer transfer window, but Pep Guardiola's side could now be forced to compete for the 29-year-old's signature.

According to Fichajes, talks over a new deal at Barcelona for Roberto have now hit a brick wall, with Arsenal now seeking to take advantage with a free transfer next summer.

The report adds that Roberto was after a long-term deal with the Blaugrana, who were only prepared to hand him another two-year contract, and he is now widely expected to seek pastures new in 2022.

Roberto boasts two goals and one assist from 11 appearances in all competitions this term and has won six La Liga titles, six Copa del Reys and two Champions Leagues during his time at Camp Nou.

ID:468438:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:collect2388:

Click here for more stories about Sergi Roberto

Click here for more stories about Arsenal

Collect / Create New Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Manchester United's Juan Mata scores past Manchester City's Willy Caballero on October 26, 2016
Read Next:
On This Day in 2016: Man City suffered their last EFL Cup elimination
>
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free match previews newsletter! Updates are sent twice a week.

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1511223292335
2Liverpool15104144123234
3Chelsea1510323592633
4West Ham UnitedWest Ham158342819927
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs148151617-125
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd157352524124
7Arsenal157261822-423
8Wolverhampton WanderersWolves156361213-121
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton154831416-220
10Aston Villa156182124-319
11Leicester CityLeicester155462327-419
12Everton155371925-618
13Brentford154561921-217
14Crystal Palace153751921-216
15Leeds UnitedLeeds153751522-716
16Southampton153751421-716
17Watford1541102029-913
18Burnley141761421-710
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle151771730-1310
20Norwich CityNorwich15249831-2310

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Match previews - Daily
Transfer Talk Daily
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!