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Arsenal are reaching out to young Hertha Berlin defender Omar Rekik and will sign him in the January transfer window subject to a medical examination, according to a report.
The 19-year-old has yet to play a first-team match for Hertha, but he was a standout player at the youth level. He has been a regular on the German club’s under-19 team for the last two seasons.
Having entered the first team bench three times last season, the Tunisian U-18 star has played for Hertha reserves in 2020-21. It attracted attention and the Gunners seemed ready to strike despite their lack of experience.
Image (via Sport mole) states that Rekik he has been given permission to ‘undergo all medical examinations’ before moving to the Emirates.
The talented youngster is expected to be loaned to Hertha during the second half of the current season. However, a report from football, london He also claims that he will train with the Arsenal first team squad.
A fee in the region of £ 600,000 has been mentioned for a player that has attracted attention across Europe.
Arsenal tried to sign him during the summer transfer window, but beat by time. But now it looks like they are about to catch their man.
Transfer season about to start
Clubs will be able to sign new players in January and Arsenal have already linked up with many. However, it remains to be seen who coach Mikel Arteta chooses to bring in.
The Spanish strategist has already said that North Londoners will be looking to ditch the players next month. But there could be some newcomers as they look to build on recent successes.
It was all doom and gloom until the win over Chelsea followed by a 1-0 win at Brighton. No one gets carried away and fans will want to see some quality additions in the winter window.
A linked man is the star of Real Madrid Isco. It is obvious that Arsenal need more creativity in the middle of the park and the Spanish would provide it.
The Spanish international is under contract at the Bernabéu until 2022 but currently on the outskirts of the wing. He has started just three La Liga games and a six-month loan contract has been proposed for the midfielder.
In a potential move, Arteta said: “Obviously we cannot talk about individual players.”
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