According to the British press, Belgium international Youri Tielemans is a priority for coach Mikel Arteta in this summer transfer window. Mr. Arteta has asked the “Gunners” leadership to put all their efforts into signing Youri Tielemans, because the 25-year-old star is a perfect fit for the Emirates team’s playstyle. And it seems that the Spaniard’s wish has almost come true.
Arsenal FC has reached an agreement in principle to sign midfielder Youri Tielemans
Sources from The Mirror, Arsenal have reached an agreement in principle in negotiations with Leicester City over the transfer of the Belgian international. Details on the deal are yet to be released, but a definitive deal could be on the way.
If the transfer is completed, the former AS Monaco midfielder will become the sixth signing to arrive at the Emirates Stadium this summer, after rookies Fabio Vieira, Marquinhos, Matt Turner, Gabriel Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko.
Jesus, one of Arsenal’s quality signings this summer
This player ends his contract with the “Foxes” in June 2023. Last season, he was a key player in coach Brendan Rodgers’ side, making a total of 49 official appearances, scoring 7 goals and providing 6 assists.