The BBC’s David Ornstein has confirmed that Arsenal winger, Theo Walcott is close to a £20+ million move to Everton.
He’s the source every Arsenal fan waits for in terms of transfers and David Ornstein has again provided an update on the current situation at the Emirates.
The BBC reporter has confirmed that Arsenal winger, Theo Walcott is close to an exit from the club with a move to Everton on the cards.
The deal will bring in a fee in excess of £20+ million for the Gunners which, Ornstein claims, would then be put towards the potential incomings.
Everton close to agreement with Arsenal to sign Theo Walcott for in excess of £20m. #EFC football/financial offer beat rivals. Likely played last #AFC game (397 apps, 108 goals). Money to go towards transfers – Aubameyang/Malcom + Mkhitaryan (Sanchez swap), unlikely to get all 3
— David Ornstein (@bbcsport_david) January 16, 2018
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Ornstein names Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Malcom and Henrikh Mkhitaryan as the potential incomings with the latter involved in any potential Alexis Sanchez deal.
However, The BBC man does claim that Arsenal are unlikely to get all three players during this window.
Despite that, this is good news for Arsenal fans. David Ornstein is the most trusted journalist around regarding Arsenal stories and for him to confirm what many papers are reporting can only be a good thing. Let’s hope these deals can be secured quickly.