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Diant Ramaj only signed for Ajax last summer (Photo: Getty)

Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea are all reportedly interested in signing Ajax goalkeeper Diant Ramaj this summer.

Ramaj only joined Ajax from Eintracht Frankfurt last summer, signing a contract with the Dutch giants until 2028.

And though the club have endured a very difficult season, the keeper has showed much promise, only conceding 26 goals in 17 league appearances.

These are not bad numbers for a 22-year-old playing for a struggling team, with Ajax, who recently recruited former Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson, currently fifth in the Eredivisie.

His performances have caught the eye of several of the Premier League’s biggest teams however, with Sport Bild’s Christian Falk reporting that Arsenal, United and Chelsea are keen.

This is somewhat surprising news given that all three clubs signed new goalkeepers just last summer, in the form of David Raya, Andre Onana and Robert Sanchez.

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Arsenal could target Ramaj if Aaron Ramsdale leaves the club (Photo: Getty)

Though the latter two have endured difficult seasons, it seems unlikely that their clubs would already be lining up potential replacements, especially as United paid £47million for Onana, while Dorde Petrovic has looked good while standing in for the injured Sanchez.

It has been suggested that Ramaj could join Arsenal to become Raya’s No.2, with Aaron Ramsdale very likely to leave after being surprisingly ousted from the starting XI.

The German youth international will have a good chance to prove himself against English opposition very soon after Ajax were drawn against Aston Villa in the Europa League Conference last-16.

The first leg of that tie takes place next Thursday, but before then Ramaj’s side face FC Utrecht on Saturday.

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