Ogbonna could be on the move this summer (©GettyImages)
Ogbonna could be on the move this summer (©GettyImages).

Angelo Ogbonna attracting Premier League interest

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Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are all chasing Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna, according to the Daily Express.

The Italian centre-back could be set to leave after falling down the pecking order in Turin. 

Ogbonna only moved to Juventus from Torino last summer but has since only started 14 Serie A games. The Italian could be looking for more regular first-team football as a result.

Manchester United are supposedly interested in Ogbonna as centre-backs Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic are leaving the club. New manager Louis Van Gaal will surely be looking at replacements for the experienced duo.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is presumably looking at cover for centre-backs Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny.

Thomas Vermaelen has also been linked with an exit which may leave Arsenal short in defensive areas.

Tottenham defenders Michael Dawson, Vlad Chiriches, Younes Kaboul and Jan Vertonghen have all been linked with exits this summer. Spurs also conceded over 50 goals last season and new head coach Mauricio Pochettino must be looking for defensive reinforcements.

26-year-old Ogbonna is a highly-rated centre-back despite not making the Italy squad for the World Cup. 

He is a tall, strong, powerful ball player who is also more than capable playing in a left-back role.

Ogbonna's Premier League suitors will face competition from abroad for the player, though, with French moneybags Monaco and Atletico Madrid also believed to be chasing the defender. 

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