Arsenal will pride themselves as the busiest club in the transfer window this summer as new boss Unai Emery has already recorded five amazing signings for the club since his appointment.
Barcelona wonderkid Joel López has joined the club this summer after a deal for his switch has been agreed by the La Liga champions, per reports.
The 16-year-old has been heavily touted with a move to the north Londoners in the past.
The defender’s addition in the club’s ranks is a boost to the Gunners under-18 side.
It is understood the 16-year-old signed on scholarship terms with the English club. However, he would be allowed to pen down a professional deal with the club when he turns 17, in March.
As the new campaign moves through gears, to take full swing by August, Arsenal will face winners Manchester City in their opener on 12 August.
It will be their first real test as they look contend for the title this term.
Emery has been busy reshaping the club’s line-up and has brought in defenders Stephan Lichtsteiner and. Sokratis Papastathopoulos, midfielder Lucas Torreira, and goalkeeper Bernd Leno.
Arsenal finished sixth last campaign and will miss out on 2018-19 Champions League qualification.
Meanwhile, the club have progressed in talks to keep Welshman Aaron Ramsey at the club.
Unai Emery disclosed that the 27-year-old was a pivotal part of his secret formula for the north Londoners in this new campaign