Today’s roundup of Arsenal transfer news and gossip…
Romero is done deal
The Mirror report that the Gunners have sealed a £4.5 million deal to land 16-year-old Argentine talent Maxi Romero from South American club Velez Sarsfield. The deal had originally been delayed over complications with the forward’s ownership rights, but he should now be on his way to north London after his dribbling and composure impressed the Arsenal hierarchy.
Talks open for £28.9m Higuain transfer
Argentina international and former Real Madrid man Gonzalo Higuain is in line to join Arsenal after the Gunners opened talks with Napoli over a £28.9 million deal. The striker recently claimed he did not want to play in the Europa League for another season and, according to Metro, Arsene Wenger is happy to splash out on him.