Mikel Arteta has hinted Arsenal are near asserting extra signings this summer time.
Nuno Tavares, an £8million arrival from Benfica, is the Gunners’ solely summer time addition up to now.
However Arteta is anticipating ‘some new faces’ forward of their pre-season journey to America, with offers for Brighton’s Ben White and Anderlecht’s Albert Sambi Lokonga anticipated to be confirmed imminently.
Talking after a 2-2 pre-season draw with Rangers, the Arsenal boss stated: “Now just a little little bit of restoration.
“We skilled actually laborious, performed two video games, and now we’re going to be travelling to America within the subsequent week.
“We didn’t have any accidents which is absolutely optimistic within the first week. We’re going to have some new faces arriving in all probability, so it’s very optimistic.”
Former Gers midfielder Arteta, given reception by the two,000 house followers allowed contained in the stadium, stated of Tavares on Arsenal’s official web site: “Nice debut, (scoring) along with his proper foot as effectively.
“He has solely been with us just a few days however you’ll be able to already see his qualities, his physicality and the standard he has on the ball as effectively.
“He’s integrating with the lads rather well, so it’s a good begin.”