Arsenal defender Dan Ballard is about to change into Vincent Kompany’s first signing at Burnley in a £2m deal… with Premier League facet additionally agreeing sell-on clause for Northern Eire worldwide
- Arsenal have additionally agreed an identical sale value clause for Daniel Ballard
- Vincent Kompany has seen Ben Mee and James Tarkowski go away Burnley
- Defender Ballard, 22, has by no means made a aggressive look for the Gunners
- He has impressed in spells at Blackpool and Millwall and for Northern Eire
It might characterize Vincent Kompany’s first piece of first-team incoming switch enterprise as Clarets boss, and a essential signing too having seen centre-backs Ben Mee and James Tarkowski depart.
Arsenal defender Daniel Ballard is becoming a member of Burnley in a £2million deal this summer time
Arsenal have additionally agreed a sell-on clause and matching sale value clause for Ballard (left)
Gunners academy product Ballard has by no means performed a aggressive recreation for the north London facet however has impressed out on mortgage at Bloomfield Street and The Den.
He made 33 appearances for Championship facet Millwall final time period, having initially impressed in 30 League One matches for Blackpool in 2020-21.
That goes with the 15 caps he has earned for his nation following his debut in 2020 within the Nations League towards Romania.
One other Arsenal defender Nuno Tavares is a mortgage goal for Marseille.
He has impressed out on mortgage at Millwall (left) in 2020-21 and at Blackpool final season
It might characterize Vincent Kompany’s first piece of first-team incoming switch enterprise
The Portugal U21 worldwide solely joined the Gunners final summer time in a £6.8m deal from Benfica, however endured a combined first season in English soccer.
Atalanta and Actual Sociedad have additionally been credited with an curiosity, with the Italian facet admitting their curiosity earlier this week however hinting they might be priced out of a transfer.
Lee Congerton, the pinnacle of senior recruitment on the Serie A facet, mentioned: ‘I’ve adopted Tavares since he was enjoying for Benfica’s youth workforce, he is a robust participant.
‘However Tavares is below contract with Arsenal – and it is actually tough to signal gamers from Premier League golf equipment.’
Arsenal are believed to be open to loaning Tavares out for the season, however any transfer is more likely to be contingent on their success in bringing in a substitute, with the Gunners nonetheless pursuing a deal for Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez.
One other Arsenal defender in left-back Nuno Tavares is a mortgage goal for French facet Marseille