Asier Illarramendi set to sign for Real Sociedad - Arsenal roundup

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Arsenal fans, good morning and a very warm welcome to your daily news roundup.

We’re quickly approaching the last segment of the summer transfer window, meaning the rumours get more ridiculous than ever and clubs are busy trying to iron out any perceived flaws they might have within their squad.

With Arsenal having started slowly so far this campaign, Arsene Wenger is sure to want more from his team moving forward. Is he going to make any changes? Perhaps you can discern from the information below.


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Illarramendi links

Arsenal supporters can look forward to the tentative links with Real Madrid’s Asier Illarramendi being rubbed out once and for all, with the Spanish midfielder looking likely to re-sign with Real Sociedad.

The La Liga outfit, now managed by Manchester United flop David Moyes, are supposedly on the brink of securing a deal for Illarramendi, despite the fact that both Arsenal and Liverpool were believed to be interested in him.

It now remains to be seen whether or not Arsene Wenger can secure the services of another defensive-midfielder before the end of the window.

Cavani chase

It’s not all bad news though, with Arsenal purported to be considering a swoop for Edinson Cavani having lost out on Karim Benzema.

We say lost out, in truth they were never close to getting him. All the same the ‘chase’ for Cavani is a breathe of fresh air for fans at the very least.

Mignolet and Cech

Lastly Petr Cech and Liverpool’s Simon Mignolet had some friendly back and forth last night following the 0-0 draw at the Emirates Stadium.

Mignolet revealed that his opposite number had asked him why he didn’t concede one goal, with the Belgian asking the same thing of Cech.

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