• Brazilian also wanted by Napoli
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Arsenal have agreed a deal with Lille for Gabriel Magalhães worth around £22m but still face competition from Napoli to sign the Brazilian defender.

The 22-year-old has been linked with several clubs in recent weeks, having initially look set to agree a move to Everton earlier in the year. But while Manchester United have also been credited with an interest, it is understood that Arsenal’s offer of €24m has been accepted by the French club and Gabriel must now decide whether to move to the Emirates.

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