Edu predicts more big signings

Arsenal technical director Edu has teased yet more big signings in the coming weeks.

The Gunners secured their third buy of transfer window after splashing out £34m on Porto attacking midfielder Fabio Vieira.

The Portuguese U21 international joins American keeper Matt Turner and Brazilian forward Marquinhos in arriving at the Emirates so far.

Arsenal are far from done with doing business, with several key targets still potentially on their way to north London.

Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans, Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus, Leeds winger Raphinha and Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez have all been strongly linked.

And asked if he expects more signings to be announced soon after Vieira completed his switch, Edu smiled and said: “Yes, I am quite excited.

Arsenal remain on the path of buying young talents to bolster boss Mikel Arteta’s squad, and Vieira, 22, and Marquinhos, 19, bring the average age even further down.

Academy product Eddie Nketiah, 23, has also recently signed a contract extension. Last summer’s purchases, including Aaron Ramsdale, Martin Odegaard, Ben White and Albert Sambi Lokonga, were all 23 and under.


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