The reports from Daily Mirror have claimed that the Gunners have agreed a deal with Jackson Martinez for the summer move.
The Gunners have been in link with the Porto star for the past several months and are now likely to announce big news soon.
Daily Mirror reported that the principal deal has been agreed between the two sides along with player agreements. Last month, Metro reported that the fee that Arsenal are willing to pay is around £40million, however the recent reports are yet to reveal the amount of fee agreed. FootballNewsGuru believe it to be in the region of £30million.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was eyeing a striker as the current one Olivier Giroud has once again failed to fulfil the expectations of the team and the fans. While Danny Welbeck who has been out with injury is still not a World Class striker who can add more than 20 goals a season.
Arsene Wenger is eyeing to compete for the Premier League title next seaosn and with the signature of Martinez it would be easy for him as he is a proven goal machine. The Colombian has netted 32 goals this season in all campaigns for the Portuguese side.
Columnist: Simon Oates