Done Deal – £26m Accepted, Medicals Ordered, Star Complete Arsenal Move

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Arsenal are reportedly ready to meet the asking price of £26m set by Barcelona for former Turkey international star Arda Turan, as per reports from Marca.

The Premier League side, who finished in the fifth place in the English top-tier last season, failing to secure a qualification to the Champions League, have been heavily linked with a summer move on several occasions for the Barcelona forward.

The 30-year-old, who has 97 international caps for his country, reveled he is drawing the curtain on his international career earlier this month, bagged 13 goals  and provided seven assists in 30 games across all competitions for the La Liga giants last season.

Turan, who only made 14 league starts for Barca during the previous 2016-17 campaign, is understood to have a £26m price tag.

The winger joined Barcelona back in July 2015 following his move from Spanish rival Atletico Madrid, and has netted 15 times in 55 games overall, winning La Liga, the Supercopa de Espana and two Copa del Reys.

However Arsene Wenger could face off with Sporting Lisbon for the Turk’s signature.