Arsenal to finally wrap up first summer transfer signing – report

Arsenal are hoping to announce the signing of Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach in the coming days, say reports

Arsenal are hoping to announce the signing of Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach in the coming days, according to reports.

Speculation has been rife about Xhaka joining Arsenal in recent days after he was pictured in the north London club’s new home kit at their London Colney training ground.

Arsenal are believed to be on the lookout for a number of reinforcements in the summer as Arsene Wenger looks to assemble a squad capable of challenging for the title next season.

Now, ESPN is reporting that the Gunners are aiming to conclude a deal to sign Xhaka this week.

The same report says that Arsenal have been in talks with the Bundesliga side for weeks after Wenger made the 23-year-old powerful central midfielder one of his top targets.

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And it now appears to be only a matter of time before Arsenal confirm their first signing of the summer transfer window.

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