The Transfer Tavern has erupted into thundering applause from the Arsenal fans propping up the bar tonight.
For so long, the Gunners have had to deal with their club not being active in the transfer market, much to the delight of everyone else in our four walls.
Well not for much longer.
Granit Xhaka is on the verge of completing a blockbuster move to Arsenal after being photo wearing the club’s kit and at their London Colney training base, report the London Evening Standard.
The tough tackling Swiss international has long been linked with a move to the Gunners and there is believed to have been a breakthrough in negotiations with them and current club Borussia Monchengladbach.
LEAKED: Arsenal have signed Xhaka. pic.twitter.com/QZi5P2IFq9
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His arrival will help amend a long standing issue for Arsene Wenger’s side, bringing a sense of steel and physicality into the midfield.
According to another report on the Evening Standard, the North London giants are confident of sealing a deal by Monday evening.
While no announcement has been made in terms of agreeing a fee, the North London giants areunderstood to want to wrap up a deal for the 23-year old before he heads off to Euro 2016.
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