Arsenal ‘very close’ to completing free transfer for Paris Saint-Germain defender Layvin Kurzawa who is set to pen a ‘five-year-deal’ at the Emirates
- Arsenal set to win the race to complete free transfer of Layvin Kurzawa
- PSG left-back has been a target for top sides including Barcelona and Juventus
- But he has been second choice behind Juan Bernat at the French champions
- His existing contract with PSG expires during the summer
Arsenal could be homing in on their first signing of the summer, with Layvin Kurzawa set to move to the Emirates Stadium on a free transfer.
The Paris Saint-Germain left-back has been a long-term target for the Gunners and he is set to join once his contract with the French champions ends at the end of the season.
The 27-year-old has penned a five-year-deal for Arsenal according to todofichajes, who also claim the announcement for the transfer will come at the end of the season.
Layvin Kurzawa looks set to join Arsenal on a free-transfer in a five-year deal this summer
A host of European clubs had been in the hunt for Kurzawa, with Barcelona among those interested in bolstering their full-back options.
Juventus were also in the running for the France international back in January and looked to have agreed a deal before the move collapsed.
Kurzawa has only been on the fringes of the PSG this term but has still made 23 appearances despite Juan Bernat being largely first choice.
During his five years in Paris he has helped the club towards three league titles.
The left-back is set to be the first summer signing for Gunners boss Mikel Arteta
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