Arsenal to sign Nuno Tavares and Albert Sambi Lokonga

Arsenal are set to sign Benfica full-back Nuno Tavares according to the latest reports from Sky Sport Italia. The Gunners have been linked with a move for the youngster in recent days, but a deal may already be close to completion.

Sky Sport Italia’s transfer specialist Gianluca Di Marzio reports this evening that despite interest from Napoli, Tavares is set to join Arsenal this summer in a €15m deal.

Alongside the Portuguese starlet, the Gunners are on the verge of completing a deal for Anderlecht midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga.

According to Di Marzio, a deal has been agreed for €17m plus bonuses with only details around a resale fee to be resolved.