Transfer news: Fabrizio Romano confirms Arsenal deal is ‘really imminent’
Fabrizio Romano expects Anderlecht midfielder Albert Sambi Lukunga to be confirmed as an Arsenal player soon.
What’s the latest transfer news for Lokonga?
The Gunners have been linked to Lokonga’s move in recent weeks and it now looks like they are close to landing their target.
It was said at the beginning of the week that Arsenal were so He hopes to finalize the deal in the coming daysAnd this appears to be the case.
What did Romano say about Lokonga?
He said: “It’s ‘Here We Go’ by Albert Sambi Lokonga to Arsenal. The agreement is about to expire. It’s just some final details that need to be completed with Anderlecht step by step, but they are really ready to complete everything and sign Lokonga for a five-year contract.
“He wanted to join Arsenal because Atalanta made an important offer. They wanted Loconga but the player said, ‘I want to go to Arsenal’, so an agreement now is really imminent and he will be a new midfielder for Arsenal.”
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Could Lokonga add something missing at Arsenal?
looking through Arsenal Team, there seems to be a lack of leadership in the Emirates at the moment.
The problem is that there don’t seem to be many clear candidates to replace him as leader.
Meanwhile, in Belgium, Lokonga . was Captain Anderlecht throughout the second half of the 2020/21 season, despite only turning 21 in October. This suggests that he is very mature for his age, and knows how to lead by example on the pitch, which suggests that he could become a key figure at Arsenal in time given that he has this trait in his arsenal.
Are there any other transfers in the near future at Arsenal?
Lokonga’s signing could set off a busy summer of spending at Arsenal.
Arsenal finished eighth in 2020/21, but they seem keen to make some major additions to their squad this summer so they can make adjustments next year.