Arsenal are on the lookout for top quality players ahead of next season.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is planning a major title push next season and the boss is aware of the need to bring in only the best in the summer to achieve his target.
Chelsea has gone a step ahead of Arsenal in the race to sign Copa America winning Chilean midfielder Charles Aranguiz.
According to the metro the midfielder has been given permission to leave by his Brazilian club Internacional.
Chelsea have reportedly agreed a fee with Internacional and would be looking forward to agreeing terms with the Central midfielder who was one of the heroes in Chile’s Copa America triumph.
With the only detail of the deal left being an agreement with the player, Chelsea are as good as done with the deal putting in the fact that they have the financial power to offer much better wages to the midfielder than their rivals.
Aranguiz who was part of the Chilean team that won their first Copa America in well over three decades is also being tracked by Arsenal and Marseille.
While Marseille can give him better playing time, they can match the wages on offer at Chelsea, and Arsenal’s attention seems to be drawn to his National team midfield partner Arturo Vidal.
In my own opinion, If Completed Aranguiz will be joining his compatriots Alexis Sanchez and Eduardo Vargas in the English Premier League.
The midfielder scored 6 goals in 24 league games for Internacional last season, and will be looked upon as an understudy or a complement to NemanjaMatic