The Telegraph is reporting that Arsenal are closing in on £48 million ($63,249,024.00) double signing of Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd leno and Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira as the Gunners new head-coach Unai Emery continues re-shaping his new side.
The Spaniard has already see to the signing of two defenders following the free transfer of Stephan Lichsteiner and a £16 million deal for Borussia Dortmund centre-back Sokratis Papastathopoulous.
All left for the Arsenal to address this summer is the goalkeeping and central midfield role, and if talks are positives, deal are now close for both players.
The move for Bayer goalkeeper, would cost the Gunners around £22 million as replacement for Petr Cech or David Ospina are likely to be sold this summer. The two Arsenal goalie have one year left on their current deal with Arsenal, and while Cech has generally been the Gunners number one, he has been caught with several mistakes this past season.
26-year-old Leno has been the number between the sticks, as well as playing six matches for Germany and being part of their squad in last summer’s Confederations Cup.
Torreira is in Russia with Uruguay for the World Cup and talks with Arsenal signing the midfielder have taken new momentum recently, with the Gunners said to prepare to sanction over £25 million for his signing.