Arsenal scouting 21-year-old international with view to surprising summer offer

first_img1 Arsenal are keeping a close eye on Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Naby Keita with a view to making a summer offer.The Gunners, who opted against signing an outfield player last summer, are being urged by their fans to splash the cash this year as they aim to keep up with the league’s big spenders.And, according to Austrian outlet Sportnet, Arsenal’s scouts were in attendance for Salzburg’s victory over Mattersburg before the international break to check on the progress of Keita.The Guinea international, 21, joined Salzburg from French club Istres in 2014 and has been a big hit in the Austrian Bundesliga.Considered a box-to-box midfielder, Keita has proven he has potential to score goals from midfield, having already hit double figures this season.Arsenal are expected to continue to scout Keita until the end of the season before deciding whether to make an offer for him. Naby Keita playing for Red Bull Salzburg last_img read more