Supposed Arsenal ‘target’, Franck Kessie, has said that he would prefer a move to Manchester United but wouldn’t mind Chelsea either.

The Atalanta defender-turned-midfielder has been linked with a move to Arsenal since September 2016 and while the 20-year-old’s agent has apparently confirmed interest from the Gunners, this could be just a ploy to attract interest from other clubs.

At the beginning of February, his agent George Atangana allegedly told Calciomercato,“We have a lot of interest from the Premier League. Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal.”

Now, Kessie himself has reportly said that he would like a move to Manchester United or Chelsea.

“I did not hear any rumours around Roma, as I was at the Africa Cup of Nations and so focused only on playing,” Kessie told Tuttomercatoweb.

“I like the Premier League and in particular Manchester United, the club I dream of playing for.

“Chelsea? That is also a big club, nobody would turn them down, but I dream of United.”

Kessie’s scored six goals in 20 Serie A appearances so far this season and assisted two, which isn’t half bad for a midfielder who was originally a defender. This makes him versatile and proven goalscorer, and since Juventus were reportedly willing to buy him for €10m, this is pretty decent value for money with plenty of years left in him.

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As it stands, however, even if Arsenal are interested, the player seems to have made up his mind.