ARSENAL are reportedly on the verge of signing Everton Soares in a stunning £36million swoop.
Marca claims the Gremio winger, 23, will shortly be confirmed as a Gunner following his incredible performances for Brazil at this summer’s Copa America.
2 Arsenal are on the verge of signing Brazil international Everton for £36mCredit: Getty Images
Everton emerged as a top target for Arsenal after it emerged they could not meet Crystal Palace’s valuation for Wilfried Zaha.
Everton revealed he had received a lucrative offer from an unnamed club earlier this week.
And Arsenal doctors were said to have flown to Brazil to carry out a medical.
It was then confirmed by Everton’s wife that he has started to learn English.
And it now seems Unai Emery is finally set to get his hands on a top new winger despite missing out Champions League qualification.
The Gunners have so far signed just one player in young Brazilian Gabriel Martinelli.
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But they remain keen on bringing in a number of new faces.
Arsenal have been linked with free agent Dani Alves following Stephan Lichtsteiner’s exit.
While a new centre-back will be needed if rebel Laurent Koscielny is allowed to depart.