CHELSEA are set to make a swoop for Arsenal wonderkid Khayon Edwards in the summer, according to reports.
Edwards, 18, has been in outstanding form for Arsenal's academy.
He has recorded 17 goals and six assists across all levels, and has managed to score in every single under-18's Premier League game this season.
In September, Mikel Arteta was so impressed with his performances that he promoted the striker to train with the first team.
The Gunners are keen for the young star to follow in the footsteps of fellow academy graduates Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe.
For the past few months there have been ongoing talks over his first pro contract as Arsenal are keen to tie him down to a long-term deal.
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However, according to Goal, Chelsea are looking poach him from their London rivals.
Edwards' scholarship deal expires in June so he will be available for free if an agreement with Arsenal is not struck.
A number of other Premier League clubs are also said to be monitoring the situation, including Southampton, Leeds and Brighton.
Some German clubs are also interested.
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While Chelsea plan to swoop in for the young star, they may not be allowed to come July.
The Blues are banned from making any new signings or negotiating contracts due to the sanctions that have been placed on them by the UK Government.
They are currently at risk of losing some key players for free at the end of the season including Andreas Christensen, Cesar Azpilicueta and Antonio Rudiger.
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