Arsenal agree deal to sign Riccardo Calafiori amid interest from Chelsea

In today's Arsenal transfer news - Arsenal agrees to sign Bologna defender Riccardo Calafiori. Fabrizio Romano confirms the news as personal terms agreed.
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Arsenal fans have something to look forward to this summer! The club is about to make its first signing of the season by bringing in Riccardo Calafiori, a talented defender from Italy. Riccardo Calafiori is a 22-year-old defender who currently plays for Bologna, an Italian football club. He is known for his versatility and strong defensive skills. Many football experts consider him to be a promising young talent who can play in various defensive positions. This makes him a valuable addition to any team. The Gunners, have been looking to strengthen their defence. The team's performance last season showed that they needed a strong and reliable defender. Riccardo Calafiori fits the bill perfectly. Arsenal have been in talks with Bologna to bring the Italian player to London.

Arsenal transfer news: Riccardo Calafiori to Arsenal

According to Fabrizio Romano, a well-known football journalist, the latest Arsenal transfer news on Riccardo Calafiori to Arsenal is the Gunners have already agreed on personal terms with Calafiori. This means that Calafiori is ready to join Arsenal and play for them. The next step is for the two clubs, Arsenal and Bologna, to agree on the transfer fee and other details.

Interestingly, Arsenal are not the only club interested in Calafiori. Chelsea, another top football club in London, were also linked with the defender. However, reports suggest that Chelsea have not made an official bid yet. There were rumours that Chelsea might offer some of their players in exchange for Calafiori, but nothing concrete has happened so far.

Signing Riccardo Calafiori would be a big boost for Arsenal. His versatility and defensive skills will help strengthen the team’s backline. Fans are excited about this potential signing as it shows that Arsenal are serious about improving their squad.

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While Arsenal have agreed on personal terms with Calafiori, the deal is not yet finalised. The two clubs need to agree on the transfer fee and other formalities. If everything goes well, Calafiori could soon be wearing the famous red and white Arsenal jersey.

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