Arsenal have been on the chase for the English Defender for quite sometimes now, and his parent club Brighton quoted a fee of around 60 million for the player, a fee Arsenal have been uncomfortable with and were of the opinion that Brighton reduce the enormous price tag for the Defender.
Arsenal are quite short on Defenders as they only have Rob holding, Pablo Mari and Gabriel. With only Holding able to play the right hand of Defense Arsenal are quite short of Defenders.
Fabrizio Romano Confirmed in his recent Tweet of Ben white Signing a contract with Arsenal, a contract that would last till 2026 and with him joining the gunners for only 50 million euros, 10 million off the initial price tag.
UPDATE: Ben White would wear the Number Four Jersey at Arsenal next season the Deal have been done and Confirmed.
The player gave a farewell speech to his former teammates on his Twitter account saying;
“This club gave me that opportunity and for that I’ll be forever grateful. To all the coaching staff, my teammates and once again fans, I wish you all the best in the future. Thank you.”
“All the @OfficialBHAFC fans who have supported me over the years I wanted to say a massive thank you. It’s not easy. I joined Brighton 8 years ago with a dream to play in the Premier League”.
Fabrizio Romano also in his Tweet Confirmed nothing have been agreed between inter and Arsenal for Hector Bellerin’s move to Italy.