Pep Guardiola will take his spending at Manchester City beyond £450million on Tuesday with the arrival of Aymeric Laporte from Athletic Bilbao for a club-record fee.
The midfielder would likely join the 'B' team initially to continue his development in Spain after joining the Gunners as a five-year-old
Who said it was hard to do business in January? As the transfer window enters its final 48 hours, Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea are engaged in an incredible three-way stand-off.
Liverpool and Arsenal have been dealt a transfer blow after Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev ruled out selling Thomas Lemar this month.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan is looking forward to playing attacking football at Arsenal in a thinly-veiled jibe at former club Manchester United following his move this month.
The Magpies were expecting the Liverpool striker to travel to the North East on Monday lunchtime before undergoing a medical and joining on loan until the end of the campaign.