Date: 26th June 2018 at 7:00pm
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have already bolstered their ranks this summer with the additions of Stephan Lichtsteiner and Bernd Leno but continue to eye further recruits in the market.

’s side are widely reported to have completed deals for Sampdoria midfielder , who will join after the , and Borussia defender Papastathopoulos.

It has been claimed that Greece defender Sokratis will join at the start of July but Dortmund’s sporting director says a deal is not yet complete – although he admits it’s likely the 30-year-old will move to Stadium.

Speaking to Revier Sporthe said:

“It tends to go there, that’s right. But things are not completely finalised yet. And I will not work with you now and talk about the rumour mill, which includes 27 new BVB players since the end of May.”

Sokratis’ experience will provide a boost to an Arsenal defence that was the worst in the Premier League’s top seven last season.