Date: 8th August 2014 at 11:08am
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The BBC are claiming rather matter-of-factly, that Arsenal and Barcelona have agreed a £15M fee for Gunners defender Thomas Vermaelen.

It has been becoming more and more likely this summer that Vermaelen would leave the club after the Arsenal “captain” spent the entire season playing second fiddle to Laurent Koscielny and the BFG, tie in the signing of Calum Chambers to that fact and it`s a knocking bet that the Verminator would leave for pastures new.

Both the BBC and the ever reliable David Ornstein have both tweeted about the proposed transfer.

They both also claim Arsenal refused to sell Vermaelen to Manchester United after refusing a player swap deal.

More to follow.

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