Arsenal look to have been given the green light to make Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia their first signing of the summer transfer window, according to the Daily Star.
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The experienced Argentine would be a terrific signing to replace Mikel Arteta and Mathieu Flamini in midfield for the Gunners, with Arsene Wenger known to be tracking a new player in that position.
It looks as though £18m could be enough to persuade Lazio to sell, with the player’s agent keen to push through the move and persuade the Serie A side to let his client leave.
Biglia has been linked with Arsenal before, and could finally make the move to the Emirates Stadium for next season.