Euro Football Rumours

Leicester City and Arsenal linked with a summer move for Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina

According to the football transfer rumours in Italian Media, Leicester City and Arsenal are linked with a summer move for Juventus midfielder Mario Lemina.

Mario Lemina has joined Juventus from Marseille for a fee in the region of 9.5 million euros in 2016. The 23 year-old has a valid contract with Juventus until June 2020.

Since his arrival from French giant Marseille, Mario Lemina has scored two goals and provided one assist in 28 games for Juventus, including one assist in 15 games in all competition this season.

Lemina has also represented France at Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 7 caps across all age groups. Since October 2015, Mario Lemina is a member of Gabon national football team, winning 6 caps and scoring one goal.

Juventus are keen to get Mario Lemina off their books as they make way for the new signings.

The Gabon international is a player who has impressed many Premier Clubs in the last few seasons, and it is understood that Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri would prefer playing him as a central midfielder.

Mario Lemina has been also a target of Arsène Wenger as the manager looks to bolster his midfield options for the next season.

Euro Football Rumours understood that Juventus valuate the Gabon international in the region of 20 million euros.

How strong that interest is and whether Leicester City and Arsenal will make a summer move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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