Tottenham and Arsenal embroiled in Gleison Bremer transfer battle amid Alessandro Bastoni links

Tottenham and Arsenal are interested in a move for Torino centre-back Gleison Bremer, according to reports. It comes just as the transfer window has opened for the summer, with a huge few months for both clubs.

For the Gunners, they are in need of squad depth this summer, having narrowly missed out on Champions League football last season. Mikel Arteta will be hoping to add to his team to be able to achieve a push for the top four again next campaign.

As for Spurs, they managed to overcome their North London rivals to secure fourth, however it means that Antonio Conte has plenty of work to do when it comes to transfers. Discussing his plans, the Italian said: “We need to improve a lot. Next season the league will be very difficult for all the teams.

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“With five subs you can change a game. If the bench is strong like a top team, like City, Chelsea, United and Liverpool, you need to improve a lot your squad in quality aspect and numerical aspect. You have to face in England three national competitions and one in the Champions League.”

While both sides played out a thrilling battle for fourth on the pitch, the next battle looks set to come off of it. According to Gazzetta dello Sport, via SiempreInter, Arsenal and Tottenham are set to battle for Gleison Bremer.

The Torino defender is also linked with Bayern Munich and Inter Milan, having impressed in the 33 Serie A appearances he made last season. It comes as Spurs have been linked with a move for Nerazzurri defender Alessandro Bastoni.

Should the Lilywhites miss out on the Italy international, signing Bremer could be the ideal second option, however beating the Gunners may be essential to that.

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