"It will happen soon!" - teenage midfielder believes Arsenal move is close

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Legia Warsaw midfielder Krystian Bielik says he has decided on a move to Arsenal.

Despite interest from Roma, it seems that Arsenal could finally be closing in on a deal to sign Legia Warsaw midfielder Krystian Bielik.

The 17-year-old has earned comparisons to Patrick Vieira for his stature and driving runs from midfield, and has been a long term target for the Gunners.

Manager Arsene Wenger has often chosen to put his faith in young players rather than buy established stars for big money, and Bielik would once again fit that bill.

A bid of around £1.6m was submitted to Legia this week, but the Polish side rejected that offer, suggesting that they want more money for their star prospect.

With around £2m believed to be enough to snap up Bielik, the player himself has admitted that he wants a move to North London - and a deal should be done soon.

"I’ve made a decision [to join Arsenal] and I’m not going to change it," he said. "I am looking forward to an agreement between the heads of the clubs.

"I realise that the negotiations may take some time. I am, however, confident it will happen soon," said Bielik, who could be the next Arsenal youngster to develop under Wenger.

Fans may want to see a more well-known player such as William Carvalho or Sami Khedira, but shouldn't be surprised to see Wenger turn to youth instead.

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