Reports from Sky Germany, claimed Premier League giants Arsenal and Manchester United have joined in the race to sign £44m-rated Eintracht Frankfurt forward Ante Rebic this summer.
The former Fiorentina forward has spent the last two years out on loan at Frankfurt where he established himself as one of the most exciting young attackers in Italian football before making his loan move permanent this summer.
Rebic continued with his superb performances at the World Cup over the past month helping his country with one goal in four appearances so far. He was integral part of Croatia’s team that knocked out England at the semi-final in Moscow on Wednesday night.
This performances has alerted top European sides eyeing move for Rebic as German outlet Sport Bild claim Tottenham made contact with his representatives last month to register their interest in bringing him to England.
Mauricio Pochettino is expected to strengthen the core of his squad before the start of the upcoming season as the Argentine boss looks to turn Tottenham into genuine title contenders next season and Croatia midfielder would give them another top class performance both in the domestic league and in Europe.
However, it looks Spurs are going to face strong competition from their North London rival and Manchester United who have both joined them in the race to sign Rebic this summer while Bayern Munich and Napoli are believed to be potential suitors.
Unai Emery has been busy this window strengthening his new Arsenal side with several defensive options but the Spaniard’s also expected to sign another winger and it appears his target could be Rebic.
Jose Mourinho, on the other hand, has made three new additions to his Red Devils team so far in the window but the Portuguese gaffer still eye move for an attacker (winger preferably) amid uncertainties surrounding Anthony Martial’s future this summer.