Arsenal line-up Odilon Kossounou as top transfer target with Wolves also chasing £20m defender

ARSENAL have lined up rising star Odilon Kossounou as one of their main transfer targets.

The Gunners are reportedly keen to bring in the highly-rated Club Brugge defender.

Arsenal are chasing Club Brugge defender Odilon Kossounou
Arsenal are chasing Club Brugge defender Odilon KossounouCredit: AFP

Arsenal have joined Wolves in the race to lure the defender to the Premier League.

SunSport revealed Wolves are keen on signing Kossounou with the £20million rated star high up on their radar.

Kossounou has attracted plenty of admirers after helping Club Brugge to the top of the league in Belgium and into the knockout stage of the Europa League.

Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo wants to strengthen his defensive options and the powerful Ivory Coast centre-back fits the bill.

But Arsenal and Wolves will face a battle if they are secure his signature with a number of European clubs also interested.


Liverpool also looked at Kossounou but the Premier League champions opted to sign Ozan Kabak.

AC Milan and Inter Milan are reportedly eyeing up the 20-year-old ahead of a possible move to Italy.

Club Brugge are likely to hold out for a significant transfer fee considering the amount of interest in him and his long-term potential.

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