Arsenal are closing in on a £50million deal for Ben White, in accordance with reviews.
It’s understood Brighton rejected the Gunners’ £40million bid for his or her star defender final week.
Nevertheless, The Athletic declare Arsenal may land White for an preliminary £45m charge, plus £5m in add-ons.
The report provides that White, 23, has held encouraging face-to-face talks with Arsenal chiefs and agreeing private phrases just isn’t set to be an issue.
White, who made 36 Premier League appearances in a breakthrough season with Brighton final time period, is presently with the England squad for his or her Euro 2020 marketing campaign.
He has received two caps in pleasant matches, however is but to make an look on the match.
Arsenal’s potential deal for White has been backed by membership legend David Seaman, who received two Premier League titles and 4 FA Cups in north London.
He informed talkSPORT: “Folks of that high quality should be coming to Arsenal.
“I believe we’re happening that route of gamers the place they’ve younger, promising careers forward of them.
“The times of signing marquee gamers – which are proper on it now – Arsenal will battle with that as they’re not in Europe.
“The important thing gamers don’t simply need to play in Europe, they need to play within the Champions League.
“In the intervening time, Arsenal are nowhere close to that and they should restructure their switch coverage.
“Arsene Wenger used to select folks and he’d signal them and we’d requested, ‘who’s that?’ Then they turned out to be Thierry Henry!”