BREAKING – Arsenal reportedly beat Man United to Sign this future French midfield star

shashi / 19 May 2015

As per the latest reports from Get French Football, Arsenal have completed the signing of highly rated 16-year-old French midfield player Yassin Fortune.

Fortune, a regular for France U-16 team was scouted by Manchester United back in February while he was scoring wonder goals for the team.

Arsenal have won the race to sign the talented player who will join the club’s academy side to come through the ranks.

Fortune is well equipped with playing in central midfield and attacking role for his sides. Arsenal are finalizing the financials to bring the player from French side RC Lens.

Fortune is set to become Arsenal;s first signing of the season with many more linked with the club. Likes of Paul Pogba, Morgan Schneiderlin and Petr Cech are tipped to join Arsene Wenger at the club next season.

Arsenal have announced their involvement in the seasonal Emirates cup tournament alongside Wolfsburg, Lyon and Villarreal.

Arsenal are almost guaranteed a 3rd place finish this season after securing a late draw against Manchester United on Sunday. Arsenal now need just 2 points from their remaining 2games to automatically qualify for the Champions Legaue next season.

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