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According to reports from the Mirror, Arsenal have beaten Chelsea in signing CSKA Moscow youngster Aleksandr Golovin.
The Mirror reports that the 21-year-old is set to become Arsenal’s second signing of the summer, following defender Sead Kolasinac who joined Arsenal on a free transfer from Schalke 04
However, the attacker may head straight back to Russia and spend next season on loan with his current club, with CSKA officials hoping to keep him for another year as part of the deal.
The centre-midfielder scored three goals and assisted four more as CSKA finished runners-up in the league to Spartak Moscow.
Arsene Wenger is interested in strengthening his squad ahead of next season after missing out on a top-four finish in the Premier League.
The Gunners are believed to be ready to pay £10 million for the CSKA star Aleksandr Golovin, according to the Russian outlet sport.ru (via the Mirror).
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