Arsenal and Tottenham lining up summer moves for £50m-rated Everton defender Michael Keane

first_imgArsenal and Tottenham lining up summer moves for £50m-rated Everton defender Michael Keane SPONSORED Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Arsenal and Tottenham are interested in signing Everton man Michael Keane (Picture: Getty)Arsenal and Tottenham have expressed interest in signing England defender Michael Keane from Everton this summer, reports say.Keane, 26, is enjoying a productive season at Goodison Park and has impressed for the Toffees since joining from Burnley in 2017.His performances have earned him a recall to the England side and Keane received rave reviews for his performances during the recent international break.Having helped the Three Lions keep a clean sheet against Czech Republic, Keane scored in the 5-1 thrashing against Montenegro in Podgorica.ADVERTISEMENT PLAY Skip Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Read More Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Video Settings Read More Coming Next / Advertisement About Connatix V67539 Read More Unai Emery wants to sign at least one defender this summer (Picture: Getty)Everton will be reluctant to lose Keane, a player they bought for £30m two years ago, and would reportedly demand a £50m fee to discuss his potential exit.Arsenal moved to third in the Premier League on Monday evening as Emery’s side clinched a 2-0 victory over Newcastle United.Speaking after the home win, Emery said: ‘We were good individually, our players gave us quality and they worked for the team.‘Our supporters at home are very important and we can be stronger together. We were improving little by little and our first goal helped us a lot.More: FootballBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar SolskjaerNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira moves‘Mesut Ozil has quality, when he can find the best performance for the team, he is playing like we want with the system and how tactically we want. He is giving us his quality.’He added: ‘I think Aaron Ramsey is happy, he is helping us and is playing with a very good performance and scoring.‘Each energy from the players is very important for us and he is doing that. We are at the most important moment of the season.‘We are making progess in the table but we know it is difficult, Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United are going to win a lot of games.’MORE: Arsenal fans loved Mesut Ozil’s reaction to Gunners overtaking rivals Tottenham 1 min. story Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 2 Apr 2019 12:15 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link106Shares by Metro 1/1 Advertisement Read More Comment Skip Ad More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityKeane’s form has not gone unnoticed and the Daily Mail say both Arsenal and Tottenham are monitoring the defender ahead of the summer transfer window.AdvertisementAdvertisementIt is claimed the north London rivals, who are both keen to bolster their defensive options, had scouts watching the England man in Everton’s 2-0 win over West Ham over the weekend.Arsenal boss Unai Emery looked into signing a centre back in January and will put pressure on the Gunners to bring a quality defender to the Emirates at the end of the season.Spurs will also be in the market for a defender, particularly if, as expected, Toby Alderweireld leaves the Premier League club this summer. Top articles Read More Full Screenlast_img