Director flying in to complete Serie A stars summer move to Arsenal

Arsenal are set to meet Roma’s sporting director to discuss a transfer move for defender Alessio Romagnoli, according to the Metro website.

The 20-year-old, who attracted the attention of several clubs during an impressive loan spell at Sampdoria last season, has been heavily linked with AC Milan.

However, Arsenal are now reported to have entered the race to secure his services.

And speculation over a move to North London has now intensified with Roma’s director, Walter Sabatini, reportedly meeting the Arsenal board to talk about the youngster’s futur © 2017 Frontier Theme