Arsenal have struck personal terms with wantaway Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho.
Sport says he will arrive at The Emirates in a season-long loan deal – after a whistle-stop tour of their training ground.
The North Londoners have fixed up a deal with Nou Camp chiefs.
Coutinho, linked with Chelsea, is not wanted at Barca, who tried to offload him to Bayern Munich, where he spent this season on loan.
The Brazilian’s agent has fixed up a deal with Arsenal, according to reports.
But Coutinho, 28, will not sign terms until he has completed the season with Munich.