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13 June, 2018, 23:12 | Author: Heidi Alvarez
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The offseason is here for Arsenal FC, and that means the Gunners squad won't be reunited again until training camp commences in July.

It's certainly going to be an exciting transfer window at the Emirates, with a whole lot of topics to discuss. Let's take a spin through Tuesday's headlines.

Arsenal have agreed a deal worth around £22m to sign Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper and Liverpool target Bernd Leno this summer, according to CalcioMercato.

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Sky Sport Italia, as quoted by Metro, is claiming that the Gunners are keen on a deal to land the 22-year-old midfielder this summer and are willing to match the Italian club's valuation of the player.

Sokratis will become the second defender signed by Arsenal so far this summer after right-back Stephan Lichtsteiner joined from Juventus on a free transfer. He has become a key player at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris and is ranked among the best defensive midfielders in Serie A. He has one Uruguay cap and was included in Óscar Tabárez's World Cup squad for the tournament in Russian Federation this summer. The Daily Mail has more on the BVB man.

Leno only has two years remaining on his Leverkusen contract, but if Arsenal are to land the German, they must move quickly and improve their bid before Napoli come calling.

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