Entering the final year of his contract at the King Power Stadium, midfielder Tielemans is understood by Standard Sport to be keen on a move to a Champions League club for next season, but the Gunners are hoping to complete a £30million deal. pound sterling.
While on duty with the Belgian side this month, Tielemans opened up about his future during Tuesday’s press conference.
On a summer transfer, he told reporters: “It’s not out of the question. I feel very good at Leicester, I’ve been welcomed with open arms from day one. I’m giving everything for the club until the last day.
“But of course you have to listen to other opportunities, you have to look at your career and sometimes you have to make choices. Maybe one will come to me.
Tielemans are believed to be among Mikel Arteta’s top transfer targets for the market, which will officially open in the coming days. Barcelona, Real Madrid and Tottenham are also interested in his services.
Wolves’ Ruben Neves is an alternative for Arsenal, who are also tracking a striker and have been heavily linked with Manchester City’s Gabriel Jesus and Sassuolo’s Gianluca Scamacca.