Arsenal On The Brink Of Unveiling First Signing Under Unai Emery

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Arsenal are on the brink of confirming Sokratis Papastathopoulos’ transfer to the Gunners in a £16m deal, according to a report in England.

The Evening Standard is reporting that the Greece international is closing in on a move to Arsenal from Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund in the 2018 summer transfer window.

The same article claims that the north London side will spend £16m on the experienced centre-half following talks with the 29-year-old throughout May so far.

Arsenal’s head of recruitment Sven Mislintat previously worked at Borussia Dortmund which perhaps explains the recent trend of signing Dortmund stars.

The Gunners spent a club record £56m fee on the Gabon international in the January transfer window to bolster the north London side’s attacking options.

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