Arsenal have reached a verbal agreement with Lille for the transfer of Nicolas Pepe.
The 24 year old attacker is wanted by a number of clubs this summer and Lille are resigned to losing him.
Along with Arsenal, Pepe had been strongly linked to Napoli and Liverpool, with the former holding a meeting with the Ivorian agent last week.
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But Reports understand Arsenal have agreed a £71.6m deal with pepe that would see him earn €10m a year.
Reports additionally understand that the Gunner’s are preparing a third bid for Celtic Left back Kieran Tierney.