Arsenal transfer news: Podolski drops Khedira hint, Debuchy announcement imminent

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A round up of transfer stories this morning about Arsenal.

Lukas Podolski hijacked a media question for Sami Khedira, which suggested the Real Madrid man is likely to join Arsenal.

During Germany’s celebrations yesterday after winning the World Cup, Khedira was asked a direct question over which club he’ll be playing for next season.

Podolski hijacked the question yelling ‘Arsenal’ before Khedira had a chance to respond.

Arsenal are likely to confirm a deal for Newcastle defender Mathieu Debuchy this week.

Newcastle’s deal for Daryl Janmaat means Alan Pardew has a replacement for the French right-back and can release him to join the Gunners.

Debuchy emerged as Arsene Wenger’s number one replacement for Bacary Sagna, with Serge Aurier likely to stay in France.

The Daily Star has reported Arsene Wenger missed out on the chance to sign Mario Gotze while he was at Borussia Dortmund.

Gotze’s goal won Germany the World Cup against Argentina last weekend as he looks forward to the new season with current team Bayern Munich.

Arsenal’s chief scout tracked him as a Dortmund player back in 2011.

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