Arsenal expected to sign Edu Gaspar’s son Luigi from Corinthians

Arsenal to sign Luigi Gaspar from Corinthians

As confirmed by Brazilian website Meu Timao, Arsenal are set to sign Edu Gaspar’s son Luigi from Corinthians.

Luigi Gaspar is 15-years-old, as he’s set to move to the Gunners this summer.

It’s been confirmed that Arsenal will sign Luigi for free, as he wasn’t under contract at Corinthians.

That’s an obvious blow for Corinthians, who have trained Luigi since he was seven.

Luigi Gaspar’s goodbye post on Instagram

Luigi Gaspar has posted a goodbye message to Corinthians on his Instagram account.

In a long post, the 15-year-old said:

It was a pleasure to play for Corinthians, where I’ve won many titles, I’ve grown as person to be who I am today. My heart is black and white.

Thanks again for everything Corinthians. I will forever be grateful to all of you.

Luigi Gasper goodbye post on Instagram

Meu Timao also report that Arsenal’s new technical director, Edu Gaspar, posted a comment to his son’s message:

That’s what I told you son. You’ve grown and matured.

Now it is time for a new challenge head-on.

I am waiting for you, I am sure you will be a hit here! I love you my son!!!

Edu, of course, recently returned to Arsenal this summer.

It’s no real surprise to see that Edu is bring his family along with him to London.

Prior to rejoining the Gunners, Edu was working for the Brazilian FA.

Also see: Nicolas Pepe in an Arsenal shirt & his Gunners debut timetable.

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