'Very nice' - Brian Brobbey fuels Arsenal transfer interest amid Man United demand

Brian Brobbey

Ajax attacker Brian Brobbey has teased a move to Arsenal after talking up the North London club. The Holland international has faced speculation over his future after an impressive campaign for the Eredivisie giants.

It was a difficult season for the Dutch giants as they endured a torrid start before turning around their fortunes to secure Europa League qualification. The 22-year-old has three years remaining on his deal in Amsterdam after returning to the region, following an ill-fated stint with RB Leipzig.

Manchester United have been strongly linked with the forward with reports suggesting that Erik ten Hag had named him as part of a 'two-man transfer priority list'. It was under the Red Devils manager, during his time at Johan Cruyff Arena, where he enjoyed a good spell before his move to Germany.

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Arsenal have been repeatedly mooted with a move for an attacker this summer, following the struggles of their strike department this season. Gabriel Jesus has struggled to find the target and faced spells on the sidelines through injury, Kai Havertz had a difficult start to the season but popped up with important contributions in the latter stages of the title-race.

Speaking recently, Brobbey left the door open to leaving Ajax in the future, he told NOS Jeugdjournaal: "Arsenal, I think that is a very nice club.

"If you look at that stadium. A very nice club, but that also applies to Manchester United, Barcelona and Real Madrid. I have a contract until 2027. At the moment I am just with Ajax."

Should Arsenal pursue any supposed interest, they could face a battle if United look to strengthen their attacking department. Brobbey has previously expressed his intent to sign for the Red Devils, he said: "Manchester United," when asked about who he'd like to play for one day.

He continued: "Erik sent me a message, yes. To congratulate me, and to tell me that he would like to have me in Manchester. But I'm not finished at Ajax yet, I want to show something here first."