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Barcelona starlet Joel Lopez has informed the Spanish side that he is going to join Premier League side Arsenal this summer transfer window, according to Spanish media reports.
Spanish publication Sport is claiming that the young left-back has his mind set on a transfer to The Emirates Stadium after Arsenal tracked the starlet for some time.
The same article states that the Barcelona U-16 youngster has informed the Spanish side that he will not pen a fresh deal and has turned his focus to moving to the Gunners this summer transfer window.
As per the same report, the la Liga side did all they could to try and convince him to sign a fresh contract at the Nou Camp, but it was not enough to lure him to remain.
The same report now suggests that he is ready to move to North London this summer window because a move to Arsenal is a good sporting project and offers the player the possibility of improving his game.
The Gunners are thought to be in the market for a couple of new arrivals this summer window as they bid to assemble a team capable of returning to the top four next campaign.
The club finished in sixth spot in the English topflight log and without a single silverware last season.