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Arsenal hope to announce Debuchy deal by end of the week

Debuchy

Arsenal are expected to officially announce the signing of Mathieu Debuchy this week – almost a fortnight after the transfer was completed.

A fee in the region of £10m, plus bonuses depending on appearances, has been agreed and the 28-year-old right-back will be presented by the club tomorrow afternoon.

The transfer has been agreed in principle for almost a week while Newcastle’s attempts to bring in Daryl Janmaat as a direct replacement hit a snag.

However, all the paperwork has now been signed off and France international Debuchy will wear the no.2 shirt for Arsene Wenger’s side next season.

Debuchy has previously admitted he is keen to play Champions League football and Arsenal’s offer of regular first team football at the highest level was too good to turn down for the experienced 28-year-old.

Former Lille defender Debuchy joined Newcastle in January 2013 from the Ligue 1 side and quickly became a fans’ favourite at St James’s Park.

Meanwhile, Arsenal continue to pursue the loan signing of Atletico Madrid defender Javier Manquillo despite the La Liga side’s refusal to let the youngster leave.

Gunners boss Wenger is keen on bringing in another defender to rival Debuchy at right-back spot with Carl Jenkinson expected to be sent out on loan.

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abu bakarr kumaray
7 years ago

khadira is next

abu bakarr kumaray
7 years ago

thanks wenger gud work

Al-ashraf
Al-ashraf
7 years ago

Pls. Let this one be followed by kehdira. Thanks

O. K. Montros
O. K. Montros
7 years ago

Good work, hope to see khedira’s deal done too

K. Lahm
K. Lahm
7 years ago

Next should be bendér

Marc
Marc
7 years ago

Khedira would be nice but Lars Bender is a better option who is more versatile and all-round better holding mid-field option just beside Ramsey or Wilshire

K. Lahm
K. Lahm
7 years ago

Waw gud awesome and excellent to this he is using freely

Imoni Ben
Imoni Ben
7 years ago

That is a gud deal,bt we need a good defensive player.

warm
warm
7 years ago

been hoping to announce for a week now

MS Ahmed
7 years ago

Get Eden Dzeko next week.

Abiso
Abiso
7 years ago

Good work AW we nid DM n possibly another striker send out sonogo on loan

sawdiksodiq
sawdiksodiq
7 years ago

AW pls after This signing,pls we need a defensive MD opt khadera,poulpogba or martinez.

KENNY
KENNY
7 years ago

well it is fine and appreciated for arsenal to wakeup frm their challenges and face the realities of becoming a true contender,but it will be 100% if there is di maria,sanchez,ozil and walcot up front for attack.so pls buy di maria and arsenal will

biscolee
biscolee
7 years ago

We still need 1 central back, 1 right back to chalenge debuchy since jekinson will go out on lone, 1 defensive midfielder and a keeper to chalenge zcesny

Mordecai
Mordecai
7 years ago

Good news.let Khedira folloe him

Kaggwa Bernard
Kaggwa Bernard
7 years ago

Weldone mr Wenger Khedira,Ospina,Debuchy.I cnt wait to put on Arsenal jrsy be4 da season strts I Uganda we r enjying Arsenals transfers.

saheed Oliver
saheed Oliver
7 years ago

Up gunners

tonystratony
tonystratony
7 years ago

good work sir wenger,kedira is next

George
7 years ago

we appriciate the signing and we need more.

tunde ahmed
tunde ahmed
7 years ago

gud work arsene pls try and bring in sami khedira next

kivumbi jonathan
kivumbi jonathan
7 years ago

good work Wenger,hope to see Khedira at Emirates soon..

Sacks Ngwele
7 years ago

I feel for my man Mr Bacary Sagna for making a poor judgement as he will see very little action at Man City, the odds are against him for sure – the end of a promising career.

kingsley
kingsley
7 years ago

can’t wait khedira nxt n Martinez

larry
larry
7 years ago

nice on Arsenal…..

Lahai.5
7 years ago

it good for we the fans much thanks and appreciation to wenger and we are expecting to see sami khedira

joseph ogwang
joseph ogwang
7 years ago

Aw, U are highly appriciated ,but finish on Khedira,debuchy,martinez and di maria then you just wait to lift trophies next season

u'chee
u'chee
7 years ago

good job wenger but don’t forget the superman angle di maria to support our star striker alexis
my lineup i expect is
1.szesczney
2.debuchy
3.gibbs
4.mertesacker
5.koscielny
6.khedira
7.walcott
8.ramsey
9.alexis
10.ozil
11.di maria

we should be in position of winning against man u if all this player are our first squad line up

agboola oluwashola
agboola oluwashola
7 years ago

Good work mr wenger keep it up bt we still need central back to back up to our defective line up gunners, up khedira, debuchy and ospina.

blessing
blessing
7 years ago

pls wenger we need more siqn sir.

blessing
blessing
7 years ago

gooner 4 you all

sauna
sauna
7 years ago

Go Gunners!

larry
larry
7 years ago

tombs up wenger

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