Arsenal are hopeful of concluding a deal for Charlton midfielder Joe Aribo to get their summer spending spree underway.
The 22-year-old has scored six targets in 22 appearances for the Addicks this time period and the Gunners are satisfied by the midfielder’s potential.
Aribo’s contract expires on the finish of the season after prolonged negotiations with Charlton resulted in him turning down a proposal to keep on the Valley.
Meaning Arsenal would solely want to pay a small compensation charge to the Addicks to signal Aribo and the midfielder is probably going to soar on the likelihood to transfer to the Emirates..
Aribo had been eager to keep on the Valley however Charlton withdrew their opening provide and provided him lowered phrases once they returned with a second provide, in accordance to the Mirror.
Arsenal’s stage of spending this summer is probably going to be dictated by the membership’s capability to qualify for the Champions League.
The Gunners are presently within the coveted fourth spot and are via to the quarter-finals of the Europa League.
Their funds may very well be boosted to round £80m in the event that they qualify for the Champions League, whereas it’s doubtless to be round £45-50m with out it.