Date: 29th June 2018 at 8:33pm
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New boss Unai Emery has focused on defensive additions so far in the summer market but he could be set to target additions in more attacking areas.

The are understood to be in the market for a winger to fill the void left by ’s departure to join in January and could be set to benefit from a bargain addition.

According to  journalist Dharmesh Sheth, Arsenal are closing in on the services of ace Gelson Martins as he told the Sky Sports’ Transfer Podcast.

“Gelson looks close. The transfer fits Emery’s profile. It fits Arsenal’s limited transfer budget too.”

The 23-year-old Portugal international, currently on duty with his nation at the , is poised to leave Sporting on a free transfer after citing just cause to cancel his contract with the Portuguese side.

Shocking incidents occurred at the club earlier this season when stormed the training ground to attack the players, which could lead to a mass exodus this summer.