Gonzalo Higuain will soon be an Arsenal player according to the Argentine's father Jorge.

The 25-year old Real Madrid striker has been heavily linked with the Gunners for the past few weeks and it is believed that a £22million deal will soon be finalised.

"We do not negotiate with any club without permission of the selling club," Higuain Snr told TuttoMercato.

"We have permission [from Madrid] and hopefully we can soon see my son in the Premier League."

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