Arsenal fans on Twitter hoping Wenger sells star to sign £23m Tottenham-bound Aurier

Ivory Coast's Serge Aurier controls the ball  during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying football match between Ivory Coast and Guinea at the Stade de la Paix in Bouake, on June 10,...

If Tottenham sign Serge Aurier will they have a better right-back than Arsenal?

Paris Saint-Germain's Ivorian defender Serge Aurier reacts after a goal  during the French Cup final football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Angers (SCO) on May 27, 2017, at...

Tottenham Hotspur are closing in on the signing of Serge Aurier, with L'Equipe reporting this week that negotiations are ongoing for a £23 million move.

Aurier's transfer is dependent on a work permit approval, which his controversial past off the field makes more complicated.

On the football field Aurier is a top quality right-back, winning two league titles with PSG in recent seasons, but has now been displaced by Dani Alves.

Lyon's Dutch forward Memphis Depay (L) vies with Paris Saint-Germain's Ivorian defender Serge Aurier  during the French L1 football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Olympique Lyonnais (...

He has previously been linked to rivals Arsenal, with rumours dating back to 2013 when he was at Toulouse [via Express].

Now Spurs are set to tie up a move, and Arsenal fans are worried that they are missing a trick not finally moving for the Ivory Coast international.

Barcelona attempted to buy Hector Bellerin from the Gunners earlier this summer, with The Mirror reporting they wanted to pay £40 million to sign him back.

Ross Barkley of Everton and Hector Bellerin of Arsenal clash during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on May 21, 2017 in London, England.

The Spaniard's form has tailed off at Arsenal over the past 12 months, and Gooners are suggesting they should have cashed in when they had the chance and used the money to upgrade and buy Aurier.

The onus will be on Aurier at Spurs to show he is worthy of the adulation and big reputation he has. For now he appears set to go down as another who Arsene Wenger had his eye on, but never moved for.

Here is a look at the comments via Twitter from Arsenal fans...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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