Report: Arsenal continue to be interested in Brightons Tariq Lamptey


Arsenals interest in Lamptey overall, is nothing brand new. The Athletic claimed in January that the Gunners were monitoring the former Chelsea youngster, despite him only signing a new deal at the AMEX a few months back. . . But in a detailed report examining the Gunners finances and off field strategy, the Mail say Lamptey still remains on the radar some two months down the line. . Arsenal could be in the market for a new right back with Hector Bellerins future still up in the air. The Spaniard is said to be attracting interest from abroad and is apparently open to moving on. . . Lamptey, then, fits the mold for Mikel Arteta. He is looking at young, dynamic players who can make an instant impact. The Brighton man certainly fits into that bracket. . Manchester City have also previously monitored Lamptey, while former Arsenal man Paul Merson branded him a very, very good player at the back end of 2020. . . TBR View. If Lamptey is available at all, Arsenal should push the boat out. Its completely baffling when you think about how Chelsea let Lamptey go in the first place. Within a few games he looked like an established Premier League full back and has been excellent all season. . . Arsenal would be a great fit for Lamptey. His pace, energy, and ability to both defend and attack would ensure if Bellerin does go, the Gunners get a smooth transition. . . Brighton will likely demand a big fee but if Arsenal can do the deal, it has to be one Edu looks to get over the line.

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