North London giants Arsenal are on the verge of signing highly rated Corinthians midfielder Luigi Gaspar according to the latest reports in the media.
Luigi Gaspar is the son of Arsenal technical director, Edu Gaspar.
Arsenal legend Edu Gaspar was recently appointed as the technical director at the Emirates Stadium.
The former Arsenal midfielder has already resumed as the club’s technical director and his son is expected to follow him to the Emirates Stadium.
The Gunners interest in Luigi Gaspar was confirmed by media outlet Meutimao.
The young midfielder will join the Arsenal U15s when he completes his move from Brazilian Serie A club Corinthians.
The 15-year-old would be hoping to follow in the footsteps of his father at the Emirates Stadium.
Arsenal have been making a lot of giant strides in the transfer window this summer as they target a return to Champions League football at the end of next season.
The Gunners have made three signings this summer.
Arsenal have signed young Brazilian attacker Gabriel Martinelli, French centre back William Saliba and Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos.
The Gunners are also closing in on the club-record transfer of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe in a deal reported to be around £72m.