Arsenal signs Belgian midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga on long-term contract.
Written by crest887fm on July 20, 2021
Arsenal have completed the signing of Anderlecht and Belgium youth midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga on a long-term contract.
The fee, although undisclosed, is believed to be around 17.2 Million Pounds.
Having joined Anderlecht at 15, Lokonga made his first-team debut in December 2017, and has gone on to make 78 appearances, scoring three goals.
The midfielder, who will wear the number 23 and have Sambi on his shirt, has played seven times for Belgium Under-21’s, scoring two goals.
Lokonga will join his new team-mates after he has completed the current isolation regulations for international arrivals into the UK.
Arsenal are also closing in on the transfer of Brighton and England defender Ben White, for 50 million pounds, having already taken 21-year-old left-back Nuno Tavares from Benfica for 8 million Pounds this summer.