Porto attacking midfielder Fabio Vieira has agreed a five-year deal with Arsenal in a move that could could rise to more than £34million after the two clubs reached an agreement.
Record report that Arsenal will pay an initial £30million with the fee rising by another £5million in add-ons as the 22-year-old makes the switch to the Premier League.
Fabio Vieira joins Arsenal on a five-year deal from Porto for an initial £30million
Vieira will travel to London to complete his medical in the next few hours before signing a lengthy contract that will keep him at the club until 2027.
The deal is viewed as good business by the London club after they managed to wrap up a deal with the Primeira Liga champions for less than Vieira’s quoted release clause of £43million.
The attack-minded midfielder rose through the ranks of Porto’s academy before going on to make his senior debut for the first-team in 2020.
Vieira has received high praise from Porto supporters after he scored seven goals and registered 16 assists on their way to claiming a 30th division title last season.
First published in Daily Mail (UK)