ARSENAL and Paris Saint-Germain are set to battle it out for ‘phenomenon’ 13-year-old goalkeeper Lucas Kayambo.

The Parisian teenager plays for an age-group club in the east of the city – and Arsenal will be keen to muscle in on the chase for the youngster with the French giants

But with Wenger a Frenchman himself and always keen to recruit the best French talent, the Gunners could convince the teenager to cross the Channel and play for Arsenal.

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Wenger has nurtured dozens of stars from his home country over the years and has a highly-respected track record in the French media.

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Midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide, 18, is the latest in the production line of talented youngsters from the country to go through Arsenal’s youth system, with the likes of Francis Coquelin also coming through the ranks at London Colney.

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France Football have reported that he is considered by scouts to be a “phenomenon of his age group” and was voted the best goalkeeper in the Panama Cap and the Danone Cup in Lille recently.

Jeff Reine-Adelaide is the latest French youngster to come through Arsenal's youth ranks

Paris Saint-Germain and Arsenal went head-to-head in the Champions League recently