1st summer done deal? Sven Mislintat close in on making big announcement

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According to report making the round, Arsenal are on the brink of competing a deal to sign Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu.

The Gunners have frequently sent scouts to checks on the 21-year-old Turkish centre back, who has also attracted interest from Bayern Munich.

However, the president of Soyuncu’s former clubs Altinordu claims the defender will join Arsenal and his club will receive a sell-on fee.

Seyit Mehmet Ozkan said: ‘Caglar Soyuncu set to join Arsenal. Arsenal demanded his youth information from us. We’ll earn from him, if he joins Arsenal. Bayern Munich wants him too, but he’s on the way to the Premier League.’

Arsenal have a firm understanding of the best emerging players out of Germany thanks to head of recruitment Sven Mislintat.

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