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Southampton are reportedly closing in on a deal to sign Arsenal long-term target Mario Lemina.
The 23-year-old who has been previously linked with a switch to Emirates stadium set to complete medical this week ahead of Southampton move.
Juventus midfielder has also been rumoured to be part of a possible swap deal to take Steven N’Zonzi to Turin while hosts of Premier League clubs have also expressed interest in his signature.
However, RMC Sport claims that Arsenal’s Premier League rivals Southampton have emerged as frontrunners to secure the services of talented midfielder.
The African midfielder will reportedly undergo a medical with the Saints on Sunday, as £16.2m fee believed to have agreed between the two parties.
Lemina made 19 Serie A appearances for the Italian champions last season, although he has started only eight games.
Meanwhile, Arsenal continues to being linked with the signing of French winger Thomas Lemar.
According to the L’Equipe reports, a deal could still be on the cards with 21-year-old Frenchman has been on top of Arsene Wenger’s wishlist and the player himself is keen on to leave the club to make a move to Emirates Stadium.
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