Nuno Tavares is expecting to become Mikel Arteta’s first major signing this summer after Arsenal agreed a deal with Benfica for the prospect left-back.
Tavares, 21, given permission to undergo a medical with the London club ahead of a £7 million transfer.
With the left-back set to completing a sensational move to Emirates stadium, here at sportarena bring out the stats of the Portugal U-21.
Nuno Tavares is viewed as a strong attacking left-back, who has excellent pace and athletic qualities.
The 21-year-old, who has great speed up the left flank, capable of play at right back if needed, but he is prone to the occasional error defensively.
However, so that would be an area Arsenal would look to develop once he completes his move to north London.
Tavares has scored one and contributed four assists in 30 appearances for Benfica since making his debut in August 2019.