Chelsea could miss out the signing of their long-term target Marcelo Brozovic as Arsenal preparing late move for Croatia international midfielder.

Arsene Wenger’s side continued their summer activity with a club-record deal for Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette last week.

The Forward who has scored 37-goals in all competition for Lyon complete £52million last week but Wenger now intends to push on and secure further additions.

Arsenal have reportedly joined their bitter Premier League rivals Chelsea in the transfer race for 24-year-old midfielder Marcelo Brozovic who has impressed in Serie A.

It is claimed the north London outfit, along with Chelsea and hosts of European clubs sent scouts to watch the 24-year-old star during 2016/17 season.

Inter need to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations, and they are ready to listen to offers for Brozovic who has a £43million release clause in his current deal at San Siro.

Last term versatile Croatian midfielder has made 23 appearances in Serie A and featured three times at Europe League competition.

Brozovic has found the net for four times creating 43 chances and providing two assists in the process. Croatian playmaker has completed 1211 passes with a pass accuracy of 85%.