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Arteta confirms signing of Bundesliga Teenager

Thu 07 January 2021 | 14:01

The Gunners have been scouting Hertha Berlin’s highly-rated defender for some time now, and although they failed to seal a deal in the summer, they are now on the verge of getting a deal done.

Hertha Berlin’s

19-year-old defender,

Omar Rekik

, has reportedly acquired permission to undergo a medical with


as the clubs have agreed on a fee that is expected to be around £500,000.

Mikel Arteta

confirmed the news in his press conference:

“We will announce it when we possibly can, he is a young talent that we have been following for a while that has a really bright future, but we will give more details when we can.”

The Dutch defender is expected to join the Gunners u-23 team in order to help him to adapt, as well as training with the first-team squad.

source: SportMob