Arsenal agree deal for Hertha Berlin defender Omar Rekik as part of Matteo Guendouzi loan move

first_img by Metro About Connatix V67539 deadline day move to West Ham Metro Sport ReporterMonday 5 Oct 2020 6:11 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link8kShares PLAY Full Screen 1/1 Read More As part of his loan move to Hertha Berlin, Arsenal have agreed a £900,000 deal for 18-year-old Dutch centre-back Rekik, according to the Daily Mail.AdvertisementAdvertisementRekik will undergo his medical shortly and is expected to initially join Steve Bould’s U23 squad before moving to Arteta’s first-team squad. / Chelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he rejected Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Read More 1 min. story Advertisement Read More Arsenal are set to sign Omar Rekik after Matteo Guendouzi joined Hertha Berlin on loan (Pictures: Getty)Arsenal have agreed a deadline-day deal to sign Hertha Berlin defender Omar Rekik as part of Matteo Guendouzi’s loan move to the German club.French midfielder Guendouzi has fallen down Mikel Arteta’s pecking order at the Emirates and will spend the rest of the 2020-21 season at Hertha Berlin.The 21-year-old has not played for the Gunners since June, when he was involved in a fracas with Neal Maupay during a 2-1 defeat to Brighton.Arsenal signed Guendouzi from Lorient in 2018 and he has made 82 appearances so far for the Gunners.ADVERTISEMENT SPONSORED Skip Ad Read More Video Settings Read More Comment Coming Next Skip Arsenal agree deal for Hertha Berlin defender Omar Rekik as part of Matteo Guendouzi loan move Advertisement Top articles Meanwhile, Arsenal have wrapped up another deadline-day deal for Nikolaj Moller, while they are hoping to sign Thomas Partey before the 11pm deadline.Asked to provide a transfer update following Arsenal’s victory over Sheffield United, Arteta said: ‘I am confident we know exactly what we want to do, we are all trying our best to finalise the deals that we want, whether that is sending someone on loan or bringing someone in.‘We have a complete connection and cohesion between Edu and myself, the board and the ownership, so let’s see what happens in the next 36 hours.’More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Thomas Partey agrees £250,000-a-week deal with Arsenal ahead of £45m transferMORE: Piers Morgan fumes at Arsenal after club sack long-serving mascot Gunnersauruslast_img