'Vidal's a Gooner' - Arsenal fans react on Twitter as Khedira signs with Juventus

Sami Khedira

Sami Khedira signed for Juventus yesterday, prompting Arsenal fans to hope and wonder if it means Arturo Vidal is on his way.

Sami Khedira yesterday finalised his exit from Real Madrid, signing as a free agent with Juventus, as confirmed the official website of the Serie A champions.

Rumours of the switch had gathered pace over the past month, but earlier in the year it had seemed as though a move to the Bundesliga or Premier League would be more likely for the German international.

The English club most strongly linked with his signature was defensive-midfielder needy Arsenal, with The Metro reporting last year he was close to moving to the Gunners.

The emergence of Francis Coquelin coupled with Khedira's battle with injury has tempered any disappointment at missing out on the World Cup winner, but there was real intrigue among fans as to what it could mean for another transfer target for the club.

Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal has been linked with joining Arsenal this summer, with The Telegraph reporting that his agent, also Alexis Sanchez's, has held talks with the Gunner over a move for his client.

Khedira's arrival at Juventus means more competition for places in midfield, with the suggestion that this enhances Vidal's chances of moving on.

He is not the only candidate, with Paul Pogba, Andrea Pirlo and Claudio Marchisio all candidates to make way, but some supporters have got ahead of themselves and willingly convinced themselves the Chilean is Arsenal bound as a result of Khedira's decision to join the Champions League finalists.

Here is a look at the various reactions from Arsenal fans to Khedira moving to Juventus...

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