Gunners close in on Sanchez

  • Last Updated: July 10 2014, 20:30 BST

Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona, with the Chile forward having travelled to London for his medical.

Alexis Sanchez: Could be an Arsenal player before the weekend
Alexis Sanchez: Could be an Arsenal player before the weekend

Press Association Sport understands a deal has now been agreed between the two clubs, believed to be worth around £30million, for the 25-year-old, who could be unveiled on Thursday once all the formalities are complete.

The Gunners are also expected to bring in France defender Mathieu Debuchy from Newcastle as manager Arsene Wenger looks to build on last season's FA Cup final success.