Arsenal FC set to land their second summer signing as Gabriel Magalhaes is undergoing medical today.
The 22 year-old Brazilian sensational centre back, Gabriel Magalhaes will be undergoing a medical with Arsenal FC today after the Mikel Arteta’s side finalised an agreement with the French Ligue 1 outfit, Lille OSC that worth at a region of €30million to secure the signature ofsign the ace, according to report from Duncan Castles. The Gunners manager, Mikel Arteta is in the transfer window for a left-footed ball playing central defender this summer as the Emirates Stadium club’s defence was not dependable once again last campaign as the outfit conceded 48 goals on finishing in eighth position in the English Premier League table.
The Brazil international, Gabriel Magalhaes has been seriously reported as Mikel Arteta’s priority transfer target for a long period of time now and The Times confirmed earlier this week that the 22-year-old Lille OSC talented defender had accepted personal terms with the North Londoners ahead of a five-year deal.
The Sunday Times journalist, Duncan Castles then confirm on Twitter on Wednesday night that Gabriel Magalhaes would pass through his medical with the Gunners on Thursday which is today after a €30million fee was accepted with Stade Pierre Mauroy club for his signature. Castles claimed that Arsenal FC have hijack the deal from the likes of the I Serie A giants, SSC Napoli, and as well Manchester United FC and Everton FC to sign the Brazilian defender so this is something of a good news for Mikel Arteta.
Any medical is believed to happen in France as Gabriel Magalhaes would have to quarantine for 14 days should the ace flew in to the United Kingdom but it seems as though Emirates Stadium club are closing-in on their second summer signing following the arrival of the Brazil international, Willian last week.