Arsenal to pay £10m for powerful central defender- deal in progress

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Arsenal are lining up a £10 million bid for the Greek outfit Olympiakos centre-half Pape Abou Cisse, according to the latest reports in England.

Website, as cited by The Sun, is reporting that Gunners are set to launch a £10 million offer for the 6ft 6ins central defender.

The same article claims that the Gunners have spent the past one year scouting the 23-year-old centre-back.

The Gunners could face heavy competition from their Premier League rivals Wolverhampton Wanderers.

The Sun goes on to claim that Unai Emery is desperate to strengthen his Arsenal defence ahead of the new EPL season.

The north London club have finally closed the deal for the young French defender William Saliba.

The talented centre-back has agreed on a five-year contract with Gunners and will cost them €30 million (£27m) plus add-ons.

He’ll be loaned back to St-Etienne for the 2019/20 campaign and then join Arsenal in the summer of 2020 when the summer transfer market reopens.


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