Medical underway: Arsenal agree deal for transfer of versatile full-back

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Arsenal have agreed a deal to sell Dominic Thompson to Championship side Brentford FC, according to report.

The 19-year-old defender was spotted by Arsenal while he was starring for a Brent club in 2011 and he joined the club after series of trials in 2012.

Following his impressive displays within the ranks of Arsenal, he was handed in first professional contract in the summer of 2018 and he was a part of Unai Emery’s squad that played in the Europa cup game against FC Vorskla.

At some point in his career, Thompson featured as a central midfielder for the U-16s of Arsenal but he has built a reputation for himself as a left back.

Although Arsenal are in the market to sign a left full back but they have decided against retaining Thompson.

While this report has not been officially confirmed by Arsenal, it appears that Brentford have signed the Arsenal man as a replacement for Rico Henry, who has been linked with a move to Celtic as a replacement for Arsenal bound Kieran Tierney.

Tierney has been heavily linked with a move to Arsenal. With just one day left to the close of the window, it is left to be seen of Arsenal will prise him away from his club.

 

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