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Big news as Arsenal join the race to sign Harambee Stars defender Joseph Okumu from KAA Gent.

Good evening and welcome to my daily sports updates.Tap on the follow link on the top right corner if you haven't done so to receive more news.Welcome. Kenyan defender Joseph Okumu has been outstanding for his side KAA Gent since joining them last year from Swedish allavaskan side Elfsborg. The Kenyan was on the radar of Germany Bundesliga side Borusia Dortmund two days ago.However,according to sources,Arsenal have joined the race to sign the Kenyan towering defender who is only 24years of age.Arsenal will be looking to add some options at the back since they will be playing in the Europa league next season. According to sports journalist Fred Arocho, Okumu's agent has confirmed the interest from Mikel Arteta side.With Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes on the radar of Italian side Juventus, Okumu could be a perfect feet for the Brazilian star.

Juventus are looking to replace veteran defender Chielin who is set to join one of the MLS sides.According to pd.co.ke, Arsenal and Celtic FC had also shown interest despite Dortmund being front runners to secure his deal.If Arsenal moves faster,they could secure his services since the player is open to a move if a good offer is tabled.Okumu was named among KAA Gent players of the season. He has been absolutely outstanding for the side and could be on the verge of joining European elite leagues soon.

Do you think the Kenyan should join Arsenal or Dortmund?Feel free to air out your views on the comments section below. For more news updates tap on the follow link on the top right corner.

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