Arsenal seal deal for Asano


Arsenal have secured a deal to sign Japan striker Takuma Asano from Sanfrecce Hiroshima.

The Gunners confirmed on Sunday that a deal has been agreed in principle "subject to the completion of a medical and regulatory processes".

Arsenal did not give any details over the length of deal that has been agreed with Asano, but manager Arsene Wenger was delighted to land the 21-year-old.

Wenger said: "Takuma is a talented young striker and very much one for the future.

"He has had an impressive start to his career in Japan and we look forward to him developing over the next couple of years."