Emirates Stadium side bringing in effective enforcer.
Arsenal are reportedly closing in on a surprise deal to sign Brazilian international Romulo according to Lancenet.
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The north London side are said to be in the latter statges of talks to bring in the 24 year old defensive midfielder from Russian Premier League side Spartak Moscow.
Arsene Wenger could well do with bringing in a strong tackling presence to help provide balance to his creative talents with the likes of Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini struggling to effectively add steel to Arsenal’s starting eleven.
The 24 year old left Vasco da Gama for Spartak back in 2012 but has missed a big chunk of the past two and a half years through injury though if fully fit Romulo could well be the ideal January addition for Wenger to make.
Romulo has eight national team caps to his name.