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Arsenal Among Premier League Trio Chasing Signing of Roma Midfielder in January Window

Premier League trio Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United are reportedly set to compete for the signature of Roma's £27m-rated Italian midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini.

The three are considerably behind league Liverpool and Manchester City in the race for the league title, but the sides ranked fourth, fifth and sixth, could use the January transfer market to assess their options and solidify their squad, in the hope of securing a top four finish.

According to Il Messaggero, the trio are seen as the front runners, ahead of French giants Paris Saint-Germain, in the race to sign the talented 22-year-old, who has established a formidable reputation for himself over the last two campaigns for La Magica.