Arsenal can now transfer on to one of many essential switch targets in the summertime window after agreeing a take care of Nottingham Forest.
Matt Turner will be part of the Reds after the 2 golf equipment reached an ‘settlement’, based on The Athletic. The goalkeeper will bear a medical on Monday earlier than the switch is formally introduced.
It signifies that Arsenal can now give full consideration to their pursuit of Brentford shot stopper David Raya, who has been closely linked with a transfer throughout London.
The Bees have already rejected one method from the Gunners, who submitted a bid value as much as £23m for the Spaniard.
Supervisor Thomas Frank beforehand mentioned that the membership would search £40m for Raya, though it’s anticipated that the switch payment can be a lot decrease than that determine.
A possible deal hinged on Arsenal with the ability to offload US worldwide Turner, who struggled for gametime after becoming a member of the membership final summer season, to make room for a brand new goalkeeper.
Mikel Arteta needs Raya, who has additionally been linked with Bayern Munich, to compete with Aaron Ramsdale for the no.1 shirt this season. He has impressed between the sticks for Brentford because the membership’s promotion two years in the past, preserving 20 clear sheets in 62 top-flight appearances and sustaining a save proportion of 77.7 %.
The Arsenal supervisor has mentioned that he’s “very completely satisfied” with the present make-up of his squad, however admits they’re within the “course of” of getting extra offers completed after signing Kai Havertz and Declan Rice in the summertime switch window.
Forest, in the meantime, are nonetheless attempting to signal Dean Henderson from Manchester United. The 26-year-old spent final season on mortgage with the Midlands outfit, however an harm within the second half of the marketing campaign restricted him to only 18 appearances within the Premier League.
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