Transfer fee agreed: Arsenal ace set to re-sign for former club

According to reports from Gianluca Di Marzio, Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is on the verge of re-signing for Roma on a season-long loan with the view to a permanent transfer.

The Poland international boasts 181 appearances across all competitions for the Gunners, holding down the club’s No.1 berth for three straight seasons.

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But Szczesny lost his place in the first team during the 2014/15 campaign, convincing Arsene Wenger to swoop for Chelsea icon Petr Cech during the subsequent summer transfer window.

That paved the way for a loan move to Roma, where the 26-year-old registered 36 appearances in the Italian top flight last season.

And according to Gianluca Di Marzio, the 6 foot 5 shot-stopper is on the verge of extending his Stadio Olimpico spell by another season – but Giallorossi’s latest deal will include an option to buy.

It’s claimed Arsenal and the Serie A outfit have already agreed a £13.4million future transfer fee, however there is still some dispute over whether Roma will pay his wages in full for next season.


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