Arsenal Had Bid For AC Milan’s Manuel Locatelli Rejected

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Arsenal have reportedly been following the progress AC Milan youngster Manuel Locatelli, according to Calciomercato.com.

The report suggests the Gunner attempted to sign the 18-year-old during the summer but the Serie A club refused to sell.

The midfielder has scored tiwce in seven league appearances so far this season, including the winner in Milan’s 1-0 win over league leaders Juventus last weekend.

The midfielder is also aiming to become Milan’s new Andrea Pirlo.

‘I had a poster of Andrea Pirlo on my wall, he was my idol,’ he said.

‘I want to emulate him, I watch his matches to learn from him.’

LOCATELLI’S SERIE A STATS 16-17

MINS PLAYED: 370

GOALS: 2

PASS ACCURACY: 80%

CHANCES CREATED: 1

INTERCEPTIONS: 5

TACKLES WON: 8

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