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Arsenal agree to pay Ben White

Arsenal have reached an agreement in principle to sign Brighton & Hove Albion defender Ben White for £ 50million ($ 68.86 million), British media reported on Saturday. Air sports reported Brighton added a sell clause for White, who was a late call to Gareth Southgate’s England squad for Euro 2020.

After being released by Southampton in 2014, White got a move to Brighton and made an impact at the South Coast club after loan spells with Newport County, Peterborough United and Leeds United. White was one of Graham Potter’s most notable Brighton players last season, making 36 Premier League appearances in the thick of defense.

Meanwhile, Brighton has confirmed the winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh completed a permanent move to the Dutch side Feyenoord on a three-year contract. the Iranian international joined Brighton from Eredivisie outfit AZ Alkmaar in 2018, but struggled to secure regular first-team chances, scoring four goals in 61 appearances across all competitions. “Ali has been a very good professional who is pleasant to work with, but this decision is a good one and gives him the opportunity to have more consistent playing time, which we cannot guarantee,” Potter said in a statement. communicated. “I would like to thank Ali for his hard work during my stay here and wish him all the best for the future.”

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