Arsenal are set to wrap their third signing of the summer with the club on the brink of announcing a deal for Sokratis Papastathopoulos over the coming days, according to a Journalist
The Gunners have already announced the arrivals of Stephan Lichtsteiner and Bernado Leno and Sampdoria’s starlet Lucas Torreria is also widely expected to join the Londoners over the coming days as new boss Unai Emery revolution goes up a notch.
The Spanish manager has reportedly prioritized further additions to his backline after the long-term injury of Laurent Koscielny and the retirement of Per Mertesacker and Sokratis seems destined to arrive at the Emirates stadium after reports have emerged both parties have agreed to a deal.
Sky sports news reporter Dermath Seth further revealed the defender would become an Arsenal player with the move coming into full effect on the 1st of next month due to tax reasons
When quizzed over the deal for the Greek, Sath stated ‘’That one is likely to happen on the 1st of July. Dortmund want to announce it at the start of the new tax quarter in Germany’’ he further went on
The English club finished outside the champions league slots last campaign for the second season in a row and are hopeful the recent investments of the squad would enhance their chances of European qualification next term.