Date: 5th May 2018 at 5:23am
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Arsenal are seeking significant improvements to their ranks this summer and the defensive area of the side is likely to be a position of focus, particularly with retiring and Laurent Koscielny suffering a long-term injury.

A number of names have been linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium but it seems that the may have already got their man, as an insider has claimed that Arsenal have won the chase for a highly-rated centre-half.

Altinordu chief Seyit Mehmet Ozkan, president of the second-tier side where began his career, has stated that the have beaten in the race for the defender.

Speaking at the International Football Economic Forum, he said:

is set to join Arsenal. Arsenal demanded his youth information from us. We’ll earn from him, if he joins Arsenal.  wants him too, but he’s on the way to the Premier League.”

The 21-year-old international was scouted by the earlier this season, with head of recruitment Sven Mislintat said to be a huge fan of the youngster.