Portuguese media reveal Arsenal want to sign star that’s currently injured

Portuguese media reveal Arsenal want to sign star that's currently injured
Semedo had impressed this season before undergoing surgery (Picture: Getty)

Arsenal are set to do battle with Chelsea for Benfica right-back Nelson Semedo, according to reports.

Semedo, 22, has enjoyed a breakthrough season having established himself in the first team at the Estadio da Luz.

And according to O Jogo, Premier League heavyweights Arsenal and Chelsea are set to go head to head for the player after being impressed by his displays this term.

A full Portuguese international, Semedo is currently recovering from knee surgery, which would suggest he would be better off at Arsenal…

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