Arsenal to clinch second summer signing within days: Gunners will sell Spaniard following capture

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Emirates Stadium side look set to welcome in talented wide-man.

Arsenal are reportedly closing in on a deal to sign Napoli left-back Faouzi Ghoulam according to the Metro.

The 24-year-old French born Algerian international has impressed in his debut season in Italy and a move to the Emirates Stadium could be completed in a matter of days.

Ghoulam’s potential arrival will apparently lead Arsene Wenger to accept Athletic Bilbao’s offer for Nacho Monreal, leaving Kieran Gibbs to fight the Serie A star for the starting spot in the Arsenal first team.

Napoli failed to secure a Champions League berth for the coming campaign and boss Rafa Benitez has left to take over from Carlo Ancelotti at Real Madrid, leaving a number of the San Paolo side’s top stars considering their futures in Naples.


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Arsenal have already brought in one stellar summer signing, the north London side having successfully lured Petr Cech away from Chelsea, and a move for one or two more top talents could aid the club’s push for major honours in 2015/16.

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