Arsenal agree £16m deal for highly-rated Bundesliga defender
– Arsenal are said to have sealed a £16m deal with Bundesliga side, Borussia Dortmund for defender, Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
– The deal will see Arsenal record signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan reunite with their former Bundesliga teammate
– Sokrati is expected to sign a three-year deal that will keep him at the Emirates until 2021
Premier League campaigners, Arsenal have reportedly sealed a £16m deal with Bundesliga side, Borussia Dortmund for highly-rated defender, Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
Already, new Gunners’ boss Unai Emery have sealed one previous deal following the arrival of Swiss Stephan Lichsteiner from Serie A champions, Juventus on a free
The 34-year-old attacking right-back or wing-back with over 200 appearances’ at the Italian topflight, is expected to shore up the porous Arsenal backline in the coming campaign.
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And with Sokratis expected to jet into the Emirates in the coming days, Arsenal’s head of recruitment Sven Mislintat seems he will continue his onslaught of pricing away quality legs from his former employers.
At the last count, Arsenal record signing Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be excited to reunite with former Bundesliga teammate when the highly-rated Greece international hits London.
According to a UK Daily Star report, quoting sources at the Telegraph suggest that for some unknown reasons, Arsenal will not be making Sokratis’s deal public until July.