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William Saliba poised to join Arsenal in £27m deal before returning to Saint Etienne on loan

  • Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Saint Etienne centre-back William Saliba
  • The clubs have agreed a £27m fee with the player returning to France on loan
  • Unai Emery says the Gunners are still looking to sign ‘three or four players’

Arsenal are poised to sign 18-year-old centre-back William Saliba from Saint Etienne for a fee of £27million. 

The Frenchman is scheduled to undergo a medical in north London on Tuesday before returning to the Ligue 1 club on a season-long loan.