Dijon shot-stopper Runar Alex Runarsson will go through a medical with Arsenal on Thursday, as per reports.
Arsenal have agreed a £1.5m deal with the French club and are currently nearly completing the transfer.
The 25-year-old has been rapidly indentified by Arsenal as the swap for Emiliano Martinez, who completed his £20m move to Aston Villa on Wednesday.
What’s more, as indicated by report, Runar Alex Runarsson is currently due to complete medical checks in London and will complete his anticipated move to Arsenal.
The report also asserts that the Gunners are still open to signing Brentford goalkeeper David Raya, despite the fact that Runar Alex Runarsson is nearly joining the club.
Arsenal are hoping to sign David Raya this current transfer’s window however permit him to stay at Brentford on loan for the rest of the season.
Runar Alex Runarsson, then, will move and quickly act as back up to Bernd Leno, who start in Arsenal’s 3-0 triumph over Fulham on Saturday.
The Icelandic goalkeeper has worked with Arsenal’s present goalkeeper boss, Inaki Cana, at Danish side Nordsjaelland.
The 25-year-old has won five caps with Iceland’s national team and was in their squad at the World Cup in 2014.