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It is claimed Bayern have agreed a fee in the region of £6.4million for the defensive midfielder, which would be a major blow considering how perfect he is for Arsenal.
If the report is true, the Gunners could step up their alleged interest in Sporting Lisbon midfielder William Carvalho as they are in dire need of a new, quality midfield anchor.
In other news, Arsenal’s under-18 side lost 3-0 to their Chelsea counterparts earlier today.
As reported by the Gunners’ official website, the young Arsenal side went down to a goal from Tammy Abraham and a Dominic Solanke brace.
Gedion Zelalem, Ryan Huddart and Dan Crowley all featured but could not help their side to a victory.