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Arsenal have emerged as favourites to sign Freiburg’s Caglar Soyuncu, with player’s agent confirming ongoing talks between the two clubs.
Premier League giants Arsenal are on the verge of making another transfer coup this summer, having been linked with a move for Caglar Soyuncu. The Freiburg defender is highly tipped to join the Gunners next season after his agent confirmed ongoing talks regarding his transfer to the Premier League.
Speaking to Turkish Football Dogru claimed: “Mislintat has been keen on Caglar since he was at Borussia Dortmund. He first scouted him back in Germany. Sven is interested in Caglar, there are concrete talks, all that remains if for a free to be agreed. We will see what happens next.”
Soyuncu, who found resounding success in the Bundesliga, is currently one of the most promising defensive talents in European football. After making a move from Turkish second division to the German top flight, the youngster has emerged as a key defender for SC Freiburg, making over 50 appearances in two seasons. His impressive performances have helped the minnows Freiburg to stay up in the Bundesliga whilst also reinvigorating their defensive backline.
Arsenal, on the other hand, are desperate to strengthen their defensive department this summer. Following the departure of Arsene Wenger, newly appointed head coach Unai Emery is keen not to replicate the mistakes of his predecessor. For that reason, the former PSG boss has already identified defence as a weak point in Arsenal’s roster.