Arsenal to rival Man United and Spurs for Newcastle forward

Ayoze Perez
Ayoze Perez

Ayoze Perez's form for Newcastle United hasn't gone unnoticed – and Arsenal are now starting to take notice of the forward.

Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur are already tracking the 22-year-old, who has been a revelation since moving to Tyneside.

And a report in Spain claims that Arsenal are also interested in Perez, who scored Newcastle's winner against Bournemouth last weekend to take his goal tally for the season to three.

However, Perez, signed from Tenerife as an unknown last year, has given no indication that he is looking to leave St James's Park.

Speaking about Perez this week, Newcastle head coach Steve McClaren said: “What Ayo has done is, he’s been good on the ball but he’s been good off it. He has been terrific off the ball.

"He loses the ball in training but he gets it back. He doesn’t get it back in a normal way, he’s a bit of a pest. And he wraps his leg around you and takes the ball.”