Charlton Athletic boss Lee Bowyer has confirmed that two unnamed Premier League clubs are interested in signing Nigerian midfielder Joe Aribo but face competition from Rangers in Scotland as well as French and German clubs.
Aribo has one week remaining on his contract with The Addicks and it is all but confirmed that he will move onto pastures new in the summer transfer window.
Arsenal, Manchester City and Southampton are reportedly monitoring the situation of the 22-year-old.
”Obviously in Scotland you’ve got Rangers that are interested and there are clubs in France and Germany.
”We’ve got competition to fight against.
”Joe loves it at Charlton. But if Premier League clubs come in, financially and from the point of view of playing against the world’s top players every week, it’s tough for a kid to turn down.
”Everyone wants to play at the top. I’ve been in the game so I understand.
”I’d love to keep him but I think it’s gonna be difficult.”
Aribo was signed by Charlton Athletic in 2015 and has scored 16 goals in 97 appearances for the club across all competitions.
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