Arsenal are in advanced negotiations with Sao Paulo for teenage winger Marquinhos.

The 19-year-old is in London to finalise his move and is viewed by Arsenal as a player with a lot of potential.

Marquinhos’ has proven his versatility during his time in Brazil and can play left, right or down the middle.

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta was asked about the signing in his press conference on Friday but refused to be drawn on how close the deal was.

He said: “When there is a player to announce in the next few weeks we’ll be dealing with that.”

More to follow….

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