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Arsenal close to Albert Sambi Lokonga signing

Arsenal are close to announcing the signing of Anderlecht midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga in a €17.5m deal.

The 21-year-old has been the subject of a bid from the Gunners with talks now reportedly completed between the two clubs and personal terms agreed.

The Guardian report that an official announcement for Lokonga is close with Anderlecht agreeing terms on a deal worth up to €17.5m.

Belgian journalist Sven Claes reports that Lokonga has already undergone a medical and will join Arsenal next week, arriving in time for their pre-season tour of Scotland.