Arsenal agree £26.4m deal to sign Sampdoria’s Lucas Torreira

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GETTYYacine Adli is said to be close to swapping Paris for London

Bernd Leno is thought to be another major target for Emery, with the Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper linked with a £22m move.

Steven N'Zonzi has refused to rule out a move to Arsenal and admits he could leave Sevilla.

As noted in the report, both Napoli and Atletico Madrid have been linked with a move for the Germany worldwide, but Arsenal appear poised to win the race for his signature.

The Gunners have signed Swiss defender Stephan Lichtsteiner on a free from Juventus, while a move for Borussia Dortmund's Greece centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulos will be confirmed in July.

German global Leno began his career with Stuttgart in 2009 before moving on to Leverkusen in 2011.

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New Arsenal boss Unai Emery could be in the market for a new goalkeeper with doubts over current number one Petr Cech, who at 36 years of age showed signs that he was beginning to deteriorate during the campaign.

Leno is an interesting option for Arsenal, as he's one of the most gifted goalkeepers in German football, albeit not one of the most consistent.

Arsenal supporters will be hoping that some shrewd coaching can bring the best out of these two new acquisitions.

That's because Emery is working within a limited budget this summer and rather than pay his £21.9m buy-out fee up front, Arsenal will stump up a slightly higher sum but spread across three years. The Premier League club have offered him a five-year deal and are confident that he will sign it.

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