Arsenal Sign First Paperwork With Ben White
July. 17, 2021
Arsenal has agreed to pay 50 million pounds to sign Ben White from Brighton and they have table a contract until 2026 for the center back.
The club is now planning to conduct medicals for the England man after which they will announce both him and newly signed Belgium midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga.
“Arsenal will pay £50m for Ben White, first part of paperworks signed today. Contract agreed until 2026, announcement after medicals once he’ll be back from holidays. Lokonga will be announced soon. Locatelli deal, not progressing yet.” Said Fabrizio Romano.
The news comes days after both camps from Arsenal, agents of Ben White and Brighton reached personal agreement.
“Arsenal are still confident and working to complete the agreement with Brighton for Ben White on a permanent deal – personal terms already agreed.” Said Fabrizio Romano
The announcement of Lokongo will be good news for AS Roma who have been waiting for Gunners to confirm his signing before moving in and signing Switzerland Granit Xhaka on a permanent deal.
“AS Roma are waiting for Arsenal to announce Albert Sambi Lokonga as new signing to progress in talks for Granit Xhaka. Bid still on the table – clubs are in direct contact, Xhaka wants to join Roma.” Said Fabrizio