Arsenal Ready to Sign Europe League Finalist For £17m This Summer

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Arsenal keeping an eye on Marseille midfielder Morgan Sanson in this summer’s transfer window. Sanson is believed to be seeking a club that can offer Champions League football having lost out in the Europa League final this time around to Atletico Madrid.

Arsenal ended the Premier League season in sixth though have appointed Unai Emery as manager following Arsene Wenger’s departure. And Sanson’s agent Michael Manuello has admitted both clubs are interested in his man but is unsure of Emery’s summer transfer plans. Sanson is on the brink of breaking into France’s national team, having been a regular for the U21 and U19 sides, and has admirers in the Premier League.

The 23-year-old midifelder only signed for Ligue 1 outfit Marseille last campaign but is already being rumoured with an exit as his performances have caught the attention of hosts of European teams.

The central midfielder was a mainstay in Marseille’s team that reached the Europe League final playing the Marseille’s almost all 50 game.

The North London club are also expected to bring Sokratis Papastathopoulos ahead of the new season, while Caglar Soyuncu has emerged as another top transfer target.

The Gunners new boss Emery is also believed to be keen on Nice midfielder Jean-Michael Seri, which could put Tottenham in pole position secure the services of Sanson.