Arsenal are looking like they will beat Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur to sign young Hungarian Defender Mate Toth. He is heading to Arsenal this week for a weeks trial ahead of a proposed transfer in the January transfer window.

The 17-year-old is currently playing for Hungarian side Gyori ETO FC, although the defender is only 17 he has played for Keruleti, Ferencvaros and Ujpest before the youngster moved to Empoli in Italy. However, Toth failed to adapt to life in Italy and returned home to Gyori.

The Hungarian Under-19 International is keen to join the Gunners and is keen to secure a contact with a premier league club, He thinks Arsenal would be the best choice because they have a proven track record in bringing through young players.

Spurs were also interested in bringing Toth to White Hart Lane, But the trial was sorted out by by Arsenal chief scout Steve Rowley for the young defender, who is thought to have a bright future in the game in Hungary.

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