Arsenal are confident of landing the signature of Brighton & Hove Albion defender Ben White, reputed journalist Fabrizio Romano claims.
The Gunners have been in constant negotiations with the Seagulls for the centre-back, but they have yet to finalise a deal.
Their opening bid of £40m plus add-ons was rejected. Their renewed proposal of around £42m plus add-ons was also snubbed.
Brighton are looking for an initial fee of at least £50m, but Romano claims that the Gunners are confident of sealing the deal.
The defender has already agreed personal terms with the Gunners through his agent, and has reportedly begun house-hunting.
He has reportedly told his close friends that he expects to join the north London giants, though a deal has not been agreed.
Aside from White, the Gunners have been actively negotiating with several players, and they are close to signing two of them.