Done Deal: Arsenal Seal Deal For Pacey Defender, Not Sokratis/Soyuncu

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In the transfer window, Arsenal new boss Unai Emery has been adjudged ‘succeeding’ but the Spaniard appear to have a chunk of players he wants to lure to the Emirates.

According to latest report, Arsenal have successfully signed transfer prime target Joel Lopez from Barcelona.

Lopez emerged as a prime target for Arsenal at the opening of the transfer window, with rife reports claiming that we had sealed a deal for the player. Alas, no deal was confirmed even as reports claim all that was left was for Arsenal to agree a training compensation fee with Barcelona for the player.

The 15-year-old star joined Barcelona’s La Masia academy when he was only seven and he is dubbed as one of the most promising talents at the club’s youth set-up.

Following his impressive displays for Barcelona, he was handed his first professional contract but the Spaniard rebuffed same deal and informed the top-brass of the club that he has decided to join Arsenal, report Sport some weeks back.

However, Albert Roge confirmed on Twitter that the star has sealed a move to Arsenal.

Las salidas de la Masia a día de hoy:

– Joel López (Cadete A): Arsenal
– Robert Navarro (Cadete A): Mónaco
– Pablo Moreno (Cadete A): Juventus
– Adrià Bernabé (Juvenil B): Manchester City#FCBMasia pic.twitter.com/1G1Uldoq7B

— Albert Rogé (@albert_roge) June 20, 2018

It is widely claimed that Arsenal head of football relations Raul Sanllehi is a huge fan of the rising star left back and he brokered the move for the player.

He will go straight to the academy of Arsenal and he has been tipped for a great future.

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