Deal Close! Arsenal close to sealing deal with Russian club

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Arsenal are about to complete the signing of CSKA Moscow midfielder Aleksandr Golovin.

According toreports in Russia, the Gunners are set to seal the deal with CSKA for the 21-year-old starlet.

Chelsea had been linked with a potential move for the Russian international,

but according to Sports.ruclaim that Golovin is now on the verge of sealing a move to the Emirates.

There is a claim that the central midfielder, who can also be used on the left, could possibly be returning to CSKA on loan for a term – should Arsenal succeed in completing the £10 million move.

Golovin made his first appearance for CSKA in 2015 and has gone on to become an integral member of the Russian club, who finished as the runner up in the top flight last season.

He scored three goals in 30 appearances, while also providing four assists.

The midfielder has been capped 12 times by his country and was part of the team that played against England last summer at Euro 2016.

Golovin is one of the rising stars of his national team with great potential and is expected to play a key role when Russia host the World Cup next summer.