Arsenal have confirmed the signing of left-back Nuno Tavares from Benfica in an £8million deal.
The Gunners have been eager to recruit a back-up to stalwart Kieran Tierney this summer season, with the promising Portugal Below-21 worldwide becoming the invoice.
The payment for Tavares may rise to £8.5m with potential add-ons, whereas the teen will put on no. 20 versus his uncommon no. 71 shirt.
The gifted defender has used the aforementioned shirt quantity for the overwhelming majority of his skilled and youth profession.
It’s understood that curiosity within the 21-year-old developed throughout talks over Matteo Guendouzi.
Tavares may have been part of a swap deal, nevertheless, the Arsenal outcast ended up becoming a member of Marseille in his homeland.
Mikel Arteta is about for a busy switch window, with two extra gamers near securing everlasting transfer to the Emirates.
Brighton and England centre-back Ben White is about to affix the membership after Euro 2020 ends for a payment believed to be within the area of £50million.
In the meantime, Anderlecht midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga is about to have a medical in Belgium after Arsenal agreed an £18m deal.