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Arsenal set to battle Manchester United for Calum Chambers

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Arsenal are getting ready to step up their interest in Southampton starlet Calum Chambers but face competition from Manchester United, reports the Evening Standard.

It is looking increasingly likely that Bacary Sagna will leave the Emirates when his contract expires in the summer. Arsenal have yet to come close to offering Sagna the terms he wants, with a two-year deal worth £75,000-a-week not enough to satisfy the French international.

Sagna is asking for a three-year deal worth £100,000-a-week and it is believed Monaco and Galatasaray are willing to pay it.

It leaves Arsenal with just one recognised right-back in Carl Jenkinson forcing Wenger to consider Southampton starlet Chambers. The 19-year-old has broken into the first team at St Mary's this season and has thoroughly impressed.

With Southampton keen to keep their academy products at the club, they are reportedly unwilling to sell Chambers for anything less than £10m.

That valuation shouldn't be a problem for Wenger, who has upwards of £100m to spend in the summer. But the Arsenal boss must first fight off interest from Manchester United.

David Moyes is looking to rebuild the squad at Old Trafford following a disastrous first season in charge of the Red Devils.

Any bid for Chambers from Manchester United could come as part of a triple swoop as the club are also keeping tabs on his Saints teammates Adam Lallana and Luke Shaw. 

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