Arsenal confident of beating capital league rivals to third summer signing

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Arsenal may have reached an agreement to sign William Saliba from Saint-Etienne, they will not come off the transfer window, until they bolster other aspects of their squad.

According to emerging reports, Arsenal are in pole position to sign Dani Ceballos from Real Madrid ahead of City rivals Tottenham Hotspurs.

The Gunners are in the market to sign a creative midfielder in the stead of Aaron Ramsey, who the left this summer, and Ceballos tickles to the fancy of Unai Emery for a transfer.

Due to paucity of funds, Arsenal have proposed a one-year loan deal for the 22-year-old ball schemer.

The deal will not include a buy option for Arsenal as Les Merengues still values and see a huge future for him.

Ceballos featured in 23 league games for Madridstas last season but he may have fallen down the selection pecking order of Zinedine Zidane, who is poised to build a new team for the Madrid based club.

Tottenham were reportedly in the chase for Ceballos but according to the Mirror, Arsenal are confident are confident of stealing a march on the players signature.

Ceballos is adept at retaining ball possession and he could be deployed on the left flank by Emery despite being a natural attacking midfielder.

Meanwhile, Arsenal are also in talks to sign Everton Soares from Gremio and this week may just define their entire season.

 

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