Rangers look set to face a battle to keep Glen Kamara at the club as Premier League side Arsenal have joined Aston Villa as potential suitors for the Finnish midfielder.
This is according to 90min, who state that Mikel Arteta has been following Kamara’s progress closely over the previous 18 months and features on a list of targets which includes Youri Tielemans and Georginio Wijnaldum.
The player started off his career at Arsenal, playing one League Cup match during his time at the Gunners.
With Aston Villa also keen on signing the midfielder [ScottishSun], the 26-year-old is in high demand after some scintillating performances during the course of his Rangers career thus far.
Steven Gerrard signed Kamara from Dundee in the January transfer window in 2019 and he has gone from strength to strength ever since, playing a key role in the unbeaten league campaign last season and impressing under Giovanni van Bronckhorst.
Glen Kamara is interesting both Aston Villa and Arsenal
With Villa having an impressive transfer window so far, Gerrard could face stiff competition from Premier League rival Arteta for the player’s signature.
The fee would also need to be right in order for Rangers to sell. the Ibrox side sold Nathan Patterson last week for a fee that could reach £16m and this should be the benchmark.
With transfer fees being overinflated down south, the club needs to make sure they gain value if any key player is wanting a move to England, or anywhere for that matter.
Long gone are the days of penny-pinching, if Aston Villa or Arsenal really want Kamara, then a fee north of £20m should be the minimum Rangers demand.
Not a bad profit from a player who only cost the club £50,000.
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