Fulham are close to signing Arsenal defender Cedric Soares on a permanent basis. After the player has not had many playing opportunities in recent times.
The Portugal right-back move to Emirates Stadium from Southampton on loan in the winter of 2019-20. Before agreeing to make the move permanent at the end of that season.
However, Soares has seen fewer appearances in recent times due to injury and the outstanding form of Takehiro Tomiyasu. Which has seen him play in just four games in all competitions this season. While named as one of the 55 Portuguese national team players contending for the World Cup finals, it was eliminated from the final 26 who traveled to Qatar last November.
Sources reveal that the 31-year-old’s move to Fulham is now nearing completion. He will reunite with former boss Marco Silva after a brief spell at Sporting Lisbon in Portugal.
Meanwhile, Arsenal are looking for additional players in midfield and up front. Unfortunately, Gabriel Jesus suffered an injury. While playing for Brazil in the World Cup. And is expecte to return to the field at the earliest in March next year, including Reese Nelson, who was just carried out of the game against AC Milan last week.