Arsenal media round-up: One thing reportedly holding up Cech deal

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A round up of news stories this morning related to Arsenal.

Sky Sports has reported that goalkeeper Petr Cech’s move to Arsenal is moving closer.

Sky’s sources have suggested that the Czech shot stopper is a priority target for the Gunners, as Arsene Wenger looks to improve his squad over the summer.

The site’s report claims that Cech and Arsenal have agreed initial terms, but Arsenal are yet to agree a fee with his parent club Chelsea.

The Daily Express has reported that Arsenal are likely to be pipped to the signature of Grzegorz Krychowiak by Real Madrid.

The Sevilla owned winger is a target for the Gunners according to the paper, with Manchester United and Southampton also thought to be interested.

His price tag of around £21 million is thought to make Arsenal wary of jumping into a move.

Arsenal right-back Hector Bellerin has told the club’s official YouTube channel that ex-midfielder Cesc Fabregas was influential in his move to Arsenal.

Fabregas, now at Chelsea, was a main inspiration to Bellerin for the way he progressed into the Arsenal first team at a very young age.

Bellerin will be one of the right-back options for Arsene Wenger next season, along with Frenchman Mathieu Debuchy.

“Cesc was a big inspiration. To see someone who made the same move and success, for me it was very important to see that happen,” he said.

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