Arsenal have agreed £24 million fee to bring big man to the Emirates on four-year deal
Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle to sign Sheffield United shot-stopper Aaron Ramsdale for a fee believed to be in the region of £24million
Bend Leno is the number one right now at the club and has no real competition for that place, but if he gets injured, the Gunners have no real quality to replace the German between the sticks
Ramsdale has firmly established himself as Sheffield United’s No 1 goalkeeper, and despite being powerless to prevent another relegation last season he earned a place in Gareth Southgate’s England set-up for the European Championships
Now, Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle to sign Sheffield United shot-stopper Ramsdale for a fee believed to be in the region of £24million, football.london understands.
The 23-year-old was left out of the Blades’ squad for their Championship clash against West Brom on Tuesday night, with a move to the north London club likely to be confirmed in the coming days.
Amid the speculation, United boss Slavisa Jokanovic recently said Arsenal remain keen on England goalkeeper, although he has also admitted that he would be very sad to see the stopper leave this transfer window
Jokanovic said: “He is a talented English player and I understand Arsenal are interested, but this is the business.
“If he is one of the best players in the league, his price is high and it’s up to Arsenal if they want him. They need to spend a lot of money.
“I will be disappointed [if he leaves] but it’s part of the realistic situation. Arsenal are pushing from one side and I am pulling from a different side.”
Look, it has been interesting to see what type of players that have been linked with Arsenal this summer and we are shocked to see that they are prepared to pay so much money for Ramsdale
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