Witsel ready for move

Image: Witsel: Looking to leave Belgium this summer

Axel Witsel's father admits his son is now ready to move to one of Europe's top leagues.

Belgian ace eyes summer switch

Axel Witsel's father admits his son is now ready to move to one of Europe's top leagues. The Standard Liege midfielder is rated as one of the best young midfielders in Europe. And the 22-year-old has attracted a host of attention from a number of top clubs including Milan giants AC and Inter, whilst in England, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal are all said to be keen. "Axel is ready for one of the world's three major leagues: Serie A, Premier League and La Liga," Witsel's father and agent Thierry Witsel told Corriere dello Sport. "I hope that he has just finished his last season with Standard Liege. "Fiorentina are interested but there are other Italian clubs, he spoke about Italy with (Francois) Gillet and (Gaby) Mudingayi, his team-mates in the national team and he's waiting only for the right offer." His father confirmed that a move to Arsenal remains his 'dream' move, saying: "Axel has no pretensions. "But his dream has always been (to play in) Arsenal. He just wants a club that is ready to believe in him."

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