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Reports suggest Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Riyad Mahrez this summer after the sensational midfielder revealed he wants to leave the King Power Stadium this transfer window.
Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for the Algerian international with Arsene Wenger believed to be a huge admirer for the former PFA winner.
According to reports from the Daily Star, claim the Gunners are planning to make two significant acquisition within days as reports claim Wenger is closing in on a deal for Mahrez with Alexandre Lacazette already through with medicals.
Tancredi Palmeri, heralded as a ‘transfer guru’, has said that Arsenal are close to finalising a deal to sign Mahrez. He writes for Italian newspaper Gazetta dello Sport and wrote the following on Twitter:
“Arsenal [are] near Mahrez. Last year was just a step.”
However, no official statement has been released in regards to both deal but reports making the round claims Arsenal are preparing to announce a double done deal before the end of this week.