Arsenal have opened talks with Eredivisie club AZ Alkmaar about the signing of 16-year-old keeper Jasper Schendelaar according to Tuttomercato web.

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az-goalThe keeper has yet to make a first-team appearance for the club but his performances in the AZ youth sides has reportedly turned heads around Europe.

Arsenal have stolen a march on their rivals, according to Tuttomercato web, and have opened talks with AZ. The Premier League giants are confident a deal can be completed in January.

This summer the keeper progressed from the club’s under-19s to the reserve side is contracted in Alkmaar until 2019. Schendelaar has four caps for the Dutch under-17 side and would be one for the future if he seals his move to North London.

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