Arsenal are set to finish their first signing of the January switch window by bringing in Hertha Berlin teenager Omar Rekik.
It’s understood the deal will price the Gunners round £900,000 and the defender has landed in London to finalise the transfer.
Rekik, 18, is anticipated to hyperlink up with Arsenal’s Below-23 squad, alongside fellow promising centre-back William Saliba, who’s but to make his senior debut for the north London membership.
The 19-year-old joined the Gunners for £25million from Saint-Etienne final 12 months and was loaned again to the French membership for the 2019/20 season.
Upon his return to the Emirates, there was a perception he would get an opportunity to impress underneath Mikel Arteta.
Nevertheless, he has been restricted to minutes in Arsenal’s Below-23 crew and was despatched off in an EFL Trophy match earlier this month.
Elsewhere, Spanish outlet Defensa Central say Arsenal are holding tabs on Actual Madrid outcast Isco.
The Spain midfielder could possibly be an alternative choice to Houssem Aouar, who’s being linked with a transfer to Los Blancos.
Aouar was one among Arsenal’s high summer time switch targets, however remained at Lyon after the membership failed to fulfill his £55m valuation.
Isco is out of favour at Actual Madrid having began simply three of their 13 LaLiga video games this time period.
With Mesut Ozil frozen out in north London, Isco’s creativity could be invaluable for an Arsenal aspect that has scored simply 11 targets of their 13 Premier League matches up to now this time period.