Arsenal believe they have finally sealed a £4.5million deal to land exciting young Argentine striker Maxi Romero.

The 16-year-old, admired for his dribbling skills and composure in front of goal, plays for south American club Velez Sarsfield.

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The Gunners were so impressed with him, they opened talks to secure his signature.

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The deal has been delayed over issues involving Romero’s ownership rights. But they are understood to have been resolved.

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