Arsenal reportedly agree salary with Krystian Bielik ahead of January move

Arsenal are one step closer to signing Polish wonderkid Krystian Bielik.

Bielik has been on Arsene Wenger’s radar for a number of weeks, and it finally appears as if the deal to bring him to England is coming to a close.

With the youngster set to travel to the Emirates over Christmas to meet with representatives of the club and watch their Premier League tie with QPR, the deal has repeatedly been all but completed, and a €2 million fee was said to have been agreed for the 16-year-old likened to Patrick Viera.

A defensive midfielder, Bielik is highly rated in his homeland, and it appears as if the Gunners considerer him a vital part of their future plans, with reports indicating that the North London club have more than quadrupled his wages to £2,000-per-week to get him to sign on the dotted line.

Although it has not yet been confirmed whether Legia Warsaw have accepted the formalised offer from Arsenal submitted earlier this week, it appears as if the club have agreed personal terms with the player. They have reportedly invited his entire family to live in England to sweeten the deal, and are willing to delay the deal until the summer so as to comply with his parents wishes of settling into English life easier next year.

Legia paid just £8,000 for Bielik’s services from Lech Poznan earlier this year, and they look to have made a great profit on their highly-rated midfielder should they finally accept the large offer submitted by Arsenal.

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