Date: 16th November 2018 at 1:00am
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Arsenal and are reportedly chasing the signature of Atletico Mineiro wonderkid .

The 19-year-old has become one of the hottest prospects in South America following his impressive performances for the Brazilian outfit and is attracting attention from several top European clubs, including and .

Brazilian publication O Tempo, as reported by The Sun, now claim the Premier League duo are ready to make a move for the young right-back.

Its understood that Atletico Mineiro are in financial trouble at present and may be forced to cash in on their newest asset.

As a result of this, both Arsenal and Chelsea are preparing bids in the region of £8million for Emerson and had scouts present during Atletico Mineiro 1-1 draw with Palmerias on Sunday.

The right-back position for the Gunners could be an area that may look to bolster despite having , and Carl Jenkinson at his disposal. However, Bellerin has been constantly tipped with a move back to former club Barcelona, while Lichtsteiner isn’t getting any young and Jenkinson doesn’t appear to be in Emery’s long-term plans.