Arsenal fans in the Football Transfer Tavern are desperate for the Gunners to land a defender before the start of the Premier League season, and they may be very close.
Social media exploded on Wednesday when it had become apparent that Arsenal target, Shkodran Mustafi, had dropped a hint that he may on the way to The Emirates.
The Valencia defender, who has been strongly linked with a move to North London, liked a photo on the Instagram feed of the Gooners’ new midfielder, Granit Xhaka.
The activity was quickly picked up by eagle-eyed Arsenal fans, and it caused quite the stir on Twitter, with some taking it as hard evidence a deal was done.
Mustafi liking Granit Xhaka's pics on Instagram. Let the madness begin.
— Saadzz (@TheGoonerette) August 10, 2016
Lol Mustafi liked Xhaka's pic and followed him on instagram. We're definitely getting him. Will probably get done by Friday.
— Patrick Huebner (@Pat_The_Ladd) August 10, 2016
There is some concrete news to report on the deal, according to Sky Germany, the German international has agreed personal terms with Wenger’s side, and it is now down to the two clubs to make the deal happen.
Gunners fans, we want to hear from you! Do you think Mustafi is playing games with you? Or does this mean he is on his way to London? Let us know in the comments below…
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