Arsenal look set to make their first summer season signing after agreeing a payment for Bologna defender Aaron Hickey.
Hickey is a younger, Scottish left-back who has been catching the attention of European golf equipment, after turning into an everyday in Bologna’s facet on the age of 19.
In keeping with Calcio Mercato, Arsenal have now agreed a payment for the left-back, which is believed to be within the area of €20m. Napoli had been additionally curiosity in Hickey, however it seems Arsenal have received the race.
Kieran Tierney is Arsenal’s traditional beginning left-back, however common accidents have pressured Mikel Arteta to discover the marketplace for a backup. Nuno Tavares has deputised at instances in Tierney’s absence, however he has struggled to search out type since becoming a member of the membership.
Tierney has suffered six totally different accidents since becoming a member of the membership in 2019, so bringing in a fellow Scotsman in Hickey might be a sensible transfer.
Hickey might have been interested in Arsenal because of Arteta’s religion proven in kids. The North London membership have the bottom common age of gamers used this season, and Arsenal’s recruitment technique appears to be focusing on younger gamers and giving them a first-team alternative.
The Scottish worldwide took the courageous resolution to maneuver overseas to pursue his profession, and it appears to have paid off.