Juventus to complete signing of £10m Arsenal outcast

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is reportedly set to join Juventus in a £10m deal after agreeing to a move in principle with the Old Lady for the upcoming season.

However, as reported by The Guardian, he's now set to join Juve in a £10m deal while the 27-year-old will also pen a long-term contract and earn nearly £70,000-a-week in Turin.

He is due in Italy on Tuesday for a medical and to thrash out personal terms.

The Polish international's departure had always been expected and with just a year left on his current contract the Gunners were forced to settle for a significantly lower sum than Szczesny might have otherwise commanded.

Arsenal do not need to sign any replacements for the 27-year-old, as they already have Petr Cech and David Ospina as number one and two in the goalkeeping department.

Szczesny lost his place in the Arsenal team after he was caught smoking in the showers after their loss to Southampton in January 2015.

After weeks and weeks of Juventus edging closer to Arsenal's asking price for Wojciech Szczesny, it seems like there's finally light at the end of the tunnel for the Poland global.

Szczesny featured in all 38 Serie A games for Roma last season and finished with 14 clean sheets, the most in the league.

Vanessa Coleman

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