Arsenal transfer news: United prepare improved Vermaelen offer, reason Khedira talks ended?

A round up of transfer stories this morning about Arsenal.

Manchester United are set to up their offer for Thomas Vermaelen to £10 million.

The Daily Star claims that United will increase their initial £6 million offer by the end of this week.

Vermaelen struggled to get regular football last season due to the partnership between Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscileny.

Real Madrid are thought to be considering offering Sami Khedira to Monaco as they look to sign James Rodriguez.

A deal for the Colombian to move to the Spanish capital is thought to be close.

Real Madrid could offer up the German, linked with a £20 million move to Arsenal, to ensure the deal goes through.

Arsenal are the odds on favourites with the bookmakers to sign Morgan Schneiderlin from Southampton.

The Gunners are thought to have been talking with the Saints over an £18 million deal for the player.

Tottenham have also been linked with making a move.

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