Arsenal have reportedly agreed a deal to sign Layvin Kurzawa when his Paris Saint-Germain contract expires this summer.
The France left-back looks set to join Mikel Artetas Arsenal revolution on a free transfer ahead of the 2020/21 season.
Layvin Kurzawa joined PSG in 2015 – could he play for Arsenal next season
Kurzawa has less than six months remaining on his current contract and has fallen out of favour at the Parc des Princes.
But it appears Arsenal will be signing a defender who is really out of form right now.
He was given a 3/10 score in LEquipes renowned player ratings for his most recent PSG appearance, according to French football journalist Jeremy Smith.
Pablo Sarabia scored the only goal of the game in the 80th minute as a second-string PSG side struggled past Lorient on Sunday.
Kurzawa, who has played second fiddle to first-choice left-back Juan Bernat this season, was making only his 14th appearance of the campaign against the second division outfit.
LEquipes brief description of his display against Lorient read: Lorient quickly understood that it was best to attack down his wing.
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France Football say Kurzawa will join Arsenal on a five-year deal when his contract with the Ligue 1 champions expires in June.
Arsenal had hoped to sign him this month, and if a deal goes through soon Kurzawa would become Artetas first signing as a manager – the Spaniard left his assistant role at Man City to replace Unai Emery as Gunners boss last month.
Kurzawa has won three Ligue 1 titles since joining PSG in a £19.6million deal from Monaco in 2015.
The 27-year-old, who has been capped 12 times by France, could solve Arsenals left-back crisis with Kieran Tierney and Sead Kolasinac failing, so far, to stay consistently fit in a Gunners shirt.