Deal Close: Arsenal finally set to secure major deal, star flies to London

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The Arsenal fans in the Transfer Tavern have had more than their share of disappointments when it comes to the prospect of big name arrivals in North London. 

However, as reported by the Independent, Swiss international Granit Xhaka flew into London this morning in order to undergo a medial with the Gunners.

As you can well imagine, the Tavern have erupted into a ringing North London applause.

Currently playing for Bundesliga outfit Borussia Monchengladbach, the 23-year old has long been linked with a move to the Emirates in order to bolster the central midfield ranks.

Both sides are thought to have been locked in negotiations over the past few weeks and while the Germans were holding out for £30m, there is believed to have been a breakthrough overnight.

It is claimed that a deal ought to be wrapped up as early as next week baring any complications, with Arsenal chief Arsene Wenger understood to want to seal it before Euro 2016.

The tough tackling Swiss star with now head to the club’s London Colney training base to iron out the formalities and thrash out personal terms.

How big a signing will Xhaka prove to be for Arsenal?

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