Manchester United and Arsenal send scouts to watch Juventus star Merih Demiral

first_img Comment Merih Demiral is free to leave Juventus (Picture: Getty)Manchester United and Arsenal will watch Juventus star Merik Demiral in action for Turkey tomorrow when they take on Iceland.The Turkish defender is expected to leave the Serie A club in January after being frozen out in Turin by Maurizio Sarri.The 21-year-old has made just one appearance for the Old Lady this term and Juventus are keen to offload Demiral to recoup the £14m they paid Sassuolo for him in last summer.According to Bleacher Report, United and Arsenal have both sent scouts to Turkey for tomorrow’s match against Iceland to watch Demiral in action.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterThursday 14 Nov 2019 3:15 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Manchester United and Arsenal send scouts to watch Juventus star Merih Demiral Advertisement Solskjaer is keen to sign a centre-back partner for Maguire (Picture: Getty)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made Harry Maguire the most expensive defender in the world last summer when United agreed an £80m deal with Leicester City for the centre-back.AdvertisementAdvertisementBut, while Maguire has improved United’s defence, Victor Lindelof’s form has dipped and United are looking for a long-term partner for Maguire.Demiral’s primary position is centre-back but Arsenal have had problems of their own in defence.David Luiz’s arrival from Chelsea has failed to cure the Gunners’ problems and Arsenal have conceded 17 goals already this term, giving them a goal difference of -1.MORE: Arsenal legend Thierry Henry returns to management with Montreal Impactlast_img