Report: Arsenal in talks over Mathieu Debuchy transfer

Arsenal's Mathieu Debuchy warms up

Arsenal are currently in talks with Bordeaux over the transfer of Mathieu Debuchy.

Arsenal's Mathieu Debuchy warms up

According to reports from Le Parisien, Arsenal are currently in negotiations with Bodeaux regarding the transfer of defender Mathieu Debuchy.

Arsenal completed the signing of Debuchy from Newcastle United during the summer of 2014 for a fee believed to be in the region of around £12 million and the Frenchman was viewed as a replacement for Bacary Sagna.

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While Debuchy enjoyed a positive start to life at the Emirates Stadium, a host of injury problems meant that the right-back was unable to earn regular first-team football.

In addition, the rapid emergence of the extremely talented Hector Bellerin meant that the 30-year-old struggled for minutes on the pitch even following his return from injury, and as a result the defender made a move to Bordeaux on loan during the January transfer window last season.

Arsenal's Theo Walcott, Mathieu Debuchy, Kieran Gibbs and manager Arsene Wenger

Debuchy did not enjoy the best of spells at Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux but the French side allegedly remain interested in signing the defender once again, and now according to reports from Le Parisien they are currently in talks with Arsenal over the transfer of the French international.

It is claimed that Bordeaux prefer to sign Debuchy on another loan deal but would be open to a permanent move if Arsenal are willing to sell.

Arsenal's Mathieu Debuchy after sustaining an injury

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