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The Gunners are closing in on the sale of one of the first team players who have not been with the squad during this summer’s pre-seaosn tour.
Unai Emery has so far rewarded a couple of first team stars with new deals, but there are others who are not likely to be promised a contract extension to remain at the Emirates stadium this summer.
One of those players is David Ospina, a man frequently linked with a departure, as he remains second-choice in the goalkeeping department.
According to a report from Turkish source Fanatik, the Gunners are expected to agree a deal to sell the 29-year-old to Besiktas.
A detailed report by Turkish Football further claims Arsenal have given Ospina the green light to complete an exit and a ‘deal in principle’ has also been ‘reached’ between the goalkeeper and the Turkish side.
Ospina moved to Arsenal from Nice four years ago after his impress