ARSENAL are set for a busy last few hours of Transfer Deadline Day with the signing of a new central defender imminent.
Takehiro Tomiyasu has reportedly signed a contract with the Gunners after a fee was agreed with Bologna.
But a move for Houssem Aouar appears out, with reports suggesting he will stay at Lyon this summer.
Hector Bellerin is set to join Real Betis on loan, while Willian will complete his move to Corinthians before tonight’s 11pm deadline.
And despite links to Atletico Madrid, Roma and Barcelona, Alexandre Lacazette is not expected to leave Arsenal today, but reportedly has no intention of signing a new deal either.
Over in Italy, Jack Wilshere has suffered another setback as a free transfer to Serie B Como has been blocked due to him holding a non-EU passport.
And we’ve the very latest on Ashley Maitland-Niles’ future with the midfielder set to stay despite openly asking for a move via Instagram.
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