Date: 16th November 2018 at 1:30pm
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are considering increasing the buyout clause of reported Arsenal target Dennis Praet, according to reports.

Italian publication Calciomercato claimed at the end of July that were interested in signing the 24-year-old midfielder along with former teammate Torreira before his switch to Arsenal.

But Arsenal opted not to make a bid for the Belgian before the closure of the summer window even though his release clause was £23.2million.

It now appears that are keen to offer Praet a contract extension and increase his buyout clause as interest continues to grow, with the likes of Juventus, Milan, Roma and Napoli reportedly monitoring the midfielder.

Due to a knee injury, Praet has only featured once so far for this season, starting in their 1-0 win over Viterbese in the Coppa Italia back in August.

Last season, the Belgian featured regularly alongside Torreira in the heart of ’s midfield, making 35 appearances.

With almost certainly on his way out of Arsenal either in January or at the end of the season and Granit Xhaka still receiving a mix response from the Emirates faithful, a possible move for Praet would be a positive one knowing he has played many seasons alongside Torreira in midfield.