Though the Gunners have reached a club-record settlement of £105 million with the Hammers, the switch has not but been made official.
Rice reportedly underwent a medical examination with the North Londoners on Friday, however the deal’s remaining wording nonetheless wants approval from the membership’s legal professionals.
Based on Sky Sports activities, this approval is anticipated to occur inside the subsequent few days, permitting Rice to affix the staff for his or her journey to the US.
Arsenal’s pre-season preparations embrace a pleasant match towards Nurnberg earlier than heading to the US, the place they’ll face the MLS All-Stars, Manchester United, and Barcelona.
Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta goals to discipline a robust staff throughout these fixtures and can also be anticipating the finalisation of Jurrien Timber’s switch from Ajax, because the participant accomplished his medical examination on Friday. Arsenal have already spent over £200 million within the switch window and might even see additional participant departures within the coming weeks.