Arsenal joins the race for Porto star

Three other European clubs are also interested in him

Aaron Ramsey has entered the final of 12 months of his current deal and yet to commit himself to a long term agreement. Talks have been going on between Arsenal and his representative for a new contract over the past few months that have yet to result in agreement.

Gunners rejected a £50 million bid for his services this summer as they appeared confident of keeping him for a foreseeable future.

Premier League giants new manager Unai Emery even insisted before the start of the current campaign that he sees the Wales International as a key part of his future plans and has urged the club to offer him a new contract.

The 27 year old has featured in all the club’s Premier League fixtures so far this season and came on as a substitute against Brentford in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday. It looked like that he will soon sign a new contract extension.

But rumours emerged recently that talks over a new contract broke down and midfielder could leave in January. AC Milan and Chelsea have already been linked with a move for him.

The London Outfit will need to reinforce the midfield if they lose Ramsey in winter transfer window and have already set sights on one.

Arsenal are the latest side to join the chase for Porto midfielder Hector Herrera, reports Correio da Manha.

The Mexico International joined the Portuguese giants from Pachuca back in 2013 and has been a mainstay in the midfield since then.

The 28 year old was a regular for the club last season, scoring 3 goals and providing 4 assists in 29 Primeira Liga appearances. He also got a place in the World Cup squad this summer.

The midfielder has started the new campaign strongly, appearing in all the league matches so far and the club are sitting in third position in the league.

However, he will become a free agent next summer and has already attracted interest from top European clubs like Tottenham, Real Madrid and Barcelona.

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