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.
Wenger himself confirmed he would sign only “top players” in the summer, and this has seen the club linked to an avalanche of star players in recent weeks.
Arsenal have beaten off competition from Manchester City to land 17-year-old Ismael Bennacer from AC Arles-Avignon, who currently plays for French third division side.
Manager Manuel Pellegrini side were favourites to sign Bennacer, according to previous reports claiming he had agreed personal terms over a move to the Manchester
According to popular outlet, L’Equipe claim city were offering the youngster a huge amount for his services but he rather choose the Gunners, who are paying about £150,000 in compensation and he was also promised a short at the first team for next term.
17-year-old French youth international, made 7 senior appearances for AC Arles-Avignon last term, he can be best described as a creative and attacking midfielder.
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