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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is primed to land a huge coup as the Gunners are set to complete the signing of teenage forward Ademola Lookman from Charlton Atletic.
The Sun had earlier revealed that the Gunners were ahead of London rivals Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur in the race for his signature.
The Arsenal boss remains keen on the teenage forward who broke into in the first team this season despite Lookman penning a four-and-a-half year deal as recently as February.
Tuttomercatoweb via the Daily Star now reports that Arsenal are ready to finalise a switch ahead of the summer transfer window.
Lookman, 18, joined Charlton’s academy in 2014 after signing from youth club Waterloo FC. His impressive showings for the youth sides finally saw him rewarded with his first team senior debut in November last year. The forward has gone on to make sixteen appearances for the Addicks netting four goals in the process.
Lookman, a player of immense potential has been a revelation since his debut and recently renewed his contract with Charlton. it is believed that with a club like Arsenal monitoring the teenager, Charlton are understandably pushing for as much as they can get hence the contract renewal.