Arsenal and Chelsea observing Borussia Monchengladbach youngster
Arsenal and Chelsea are thinking about moves for 18-year-old Kaan Kurt, who has been playing for Borussia Monchengladbach II in the fourth level of German football.
The young full-back, who for the most part plays on the right but can also play on the left, is yet to play for the Gladbach first team, however has done what’s needed to get the attention for the subsequent string.
The Sun reports that both the Gunners and the Blues are eager to bet on the inexperienced defender as he could be accessible for just £4m this summer.
Kurt’s contract at Gladbach ends in 2022 and having not played for the main team, he was unable to command huge asking price, regardless of the big teams intrigued by him.
The full-back has played at youth level for Turkey and Germany, however he has played for his country of birth, at Under-19 level.
Because of his Turkish background, he has likewise been connected with Fenerbahce, in spite of the fact that the Premier League sides would fancy their odds of beating the Turkish side to his signature.
Arsenal and Chelsea are both being connected with the youngster, particularly the Blues looking for another left-back, Kurt would not be ready to fill those voids at this time, coming into the development squad, if he somehow managed to come London.