Deal Close: 22-year-old Creative Playmaker Makes Transfer Decision Amid Arsenal Interest

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Aleksandr Golovin is ready to snub interest from Premier League giants Chelsea and Arsenal and join Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo at Serie A champions Juventus.

The 22-year-old creative playmaker appears destined to leave CSKA Moscow ahead of the next season at the World Cup, helping to guide his national team Russia to the 1/4 of the world-cup tournament,

Golovin has found back of the net once, contributed two assists at the world cup.

The Blues were believed to be the front-runners after a number of parties claimed that they have had made direct contact with the midfielder.

Ex-CSKA boss Valeri Gazzaev appeared to confirm that Golovin is on his way to West London.

Agent Oleg Artemov moved to deny that Chelsea have secured the services of the 22-year-old playmaker.

Meanwhile, the Gunners have been rumoured with a £26m move for Golovin, however, Tuttosport believes that Golovin wants to play alongside with his hero Cristiano Ronaldo and ready to snub Premier League move in favour of Juventus.

Chelsea have appointed Maurizio Sarri as their new head-coach and finalised their first summer transfer Jorginho.

Seven new faces have arrived since Unai Emery replaced Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, and the Spaniard has spoken of wanting at least one new addition before the start of the 2018/19 Premier League season.