Transfer: Arsenal agree deal with Bologna defender, Calafiori

Transfer: Arsenal agree deal with Bologna defender, Calafiori

Arsenal have agreed terms with Bologna defender, Riccardo Calafiori.

The Gunners offered Calafiori a five-year contract, which is valid until June 2029.

The Premier League are now in discussions with Bologna over a €50 million transfer fee.

FC Basel are expected to receive 50 per cent of the sale.

Football transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, wrote on X: “Arsenal have agreed terms of Riccardo Calafiori’s contract, valid until June 2029.

“Arsenal and Bologna are discussing over fee, as request remains around €50 million.

“FC Basel would receive 50% of the sale over €4.5 million — they’re also aware of talks ongoing, nothing sealed yet.”