Arsenal transfer news: Ben White undergoes second part of medical ahead of '50m transfer from Brighton

Ben White will be undergoing his second part of his physical at Arsenal before completing his 50m move to Brighton.After returning from holiday, the England defender completed the first stage of the test on Wednesday. He had been part of England's Euro 2020 squad.Sky Sports News reported that in June, the Gunners rejected a bid of 40 million for the centre-back. A 47m offer was also made before Brighton accepted the 50m fee.Brighton also included a sell-on clause to White's contract, as White was a regular in Graham Potter's Premier League games last season. The south coast club managed to avoid relegation by finishing 16th in the league.White did not participate in Gareth Southgate’s England team at the Euros, but he played in two warm-up matches against Austria and Romania before the tournament began.Image: White was part of the England squad that reached the final of Euro 2020White was also a key contributor to Brighton's joint-best defense in the Premier League bottom half last season, conceding 46 goals.The 23-year old Southampton native joined the Seagulls in 2014. He has made 41 appearances for the club in all competitions.White was loaned out several times before he finally made it to Brighton's first team. White was a key player in Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United promotion to the Premier League. He spent the 2019/20 season at Elland Road.After the signings of Nuno Tavares, left-back from Benfica, and Albert Sombi Lokonga, central midfielder from Anderlecht respectively in June, Mikel Arteta would make him his third summer signing.In the meantime, the Gunners are looking at a third bid in the area of 25m to sign Aaron Ramsdale, Sheffield United's goalkeeper.Football's Cult Heroes is a new series1:00 Football's Cult Heroes - A new podcast series that explores the stories of football's heroes - off and on the pitch. Follow us on Spotify.Football's Cult Heroes, a podcast series that explores the stories of players who carried their clubs on the backs of their teammates - both on and off the pitch.We hear the stories of players, fans, and journalists who were there. We explore why these players have such strong bonds with their fans and why they are still so beloved years later.Follow Spotify to receive the latest episodes of the week as soon as they are available.