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Arsenal set to complete the signing of Tiago Tomas

Sun 14 February 2021 | 7:03

The Portuguese starlet is expected to join Arsenal in the summer.

The Gunners

have eyed

Sporting CP

’s young talent for a long time and now they are on the verge of finalizing a deal with the player.

Tiago Tomas

joined Sporting when he was 12 years old and made his professional debut in July. Despite his lack of experience, Tomas has already been admired for his special qualities as a versatile forward. The teenager has appeared in 18 league matches for Sporting this season and has managed to score two goals and provide one assist for his team. According to the

Sun

, Arsenal are set to win the race for the young forward and he will join the Gunners in the summer. Arsenal’s technical director, Edu, has been in direct contact with the player and his family and has persuaded them that an Arsenal move would be beneficial for the future of the young player. Tomas has a release clause of £52m, but the Portuguese club are willing to sell him way cheaper as a result of their need for cash amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Arsenal are hoping to sign the player for a fee of around £20m and use their chance to land a bargain. 


source: SportMob