Ben White is anticipated to have his Arsenal medical on Wednesday with a £50m deal for the defender having been agreed with Brighton final week.Sky Sports News reported in June that the Gunners had a £40m bid for the centre-back rejected whereas an improved provide of £47m was additionally knocked again earlier than Brighton agreed to the £50m price.
Brighton have additionally inserted a sell-on clause for White, who featured in all however two of Graham Potter’s facet’s video games within the Premier League final season because the south coast membership averted relegation with a Sixteenth-placed end.The 23-year-old was chosen by Gareth Southgate for England’s Euro 2020 marketing campaign and performed within the two warm-up video games towards Austria and Romania previous to the beginning of the match.
Ben White was an element of England’s squad which reached the ultimate of Euro 2020
White additionally contributed to Brighton having the joint-best defence within the backside half of the Premier League final season with 46 objectives conceded.
The England worldwide defender joined the Seagulls in 2014 from Southampton and has gone on to make 41 appearances for the membership in all competitions.
He loved a sequence of mortgage spells earlier than breaking into Brighton’s first staff final time period. White helped Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United achieve promotion to the Premier League when he spent the 2019/20 marketing campaign at Elland Road.
White would grow to be Mikel Arteta’s third summer season signing following the arrivals of left-back Nuno Tavares from Benfica and central midfielder Albert Sombi Lokonga from Anderlecht.The Gunners in the meantime are contemplating a 3rd bid price within the area of £25m to signal Sheffield United goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale.New sequence: Football’s Cult Heroes
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