Arsenal set to complete deal for World Cup finalist, after announcing fifth summer Signing


Arsenal has been the busiest Premier League team thus far.

Unai Emery has done some rather astute business this summer as he tends to begin the new era.

On Wednesday, Matteo Guendouzi became the Gunners fifth signing from Lorient.

Before him, Lucas Torreira, Stephen Lictsteiner, Sokratis Papastathopoulos as well as goalkeeper Bernd Len had touched down North London.

Still, Emery isn’t taking a break.

The Gunners have reportedly joined Tottenham Hotspur in the race for Croatian World Cup star, Ante Rebic.

Rebic, 24, has been a revelation in Russia, starting all but the dead rubber clash with Iceland.

It was the Frankfurt man who opened the floodgates against Argentina with that beautifully-taken volley.

For his club last term, he notched nine strikes including three on their way to the DFB Pokal.

Spurs are understood to be in the lead for the entertaining winger.

The Gunners’ rivals first courted the Croat in 2013 but failed to seal the deal which would have cost them only £5m.

Now Mauricio Pochettino’s side or their neighbours must cough almost 10 times that figure.

According to Bild, Spurs made another attempt before the World Cup but aren’t alone any more.

Aside from Arsenal, Bayern Munich are said to be interested.

Bayern new coach, Niko Kovac worked with the 24-year-old at Frankfurt and is hoping to be reunited once again.