Date: 27th January 2017 at 12:16pm
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Mathieu Debuchy’s Arsenal career has been hampered by injury and a lack – on the whole – of first team football since arriving from Newcastle in 2014.

Having spent time away from the Emirates Stadium last season when he was loaned to Bordeaux at the end of the January transfer window the Frenchman is free to leave Arsenal in the coming day.

Arsene Wenger has confirmed the 31 year old is fully fit and available to feature but – as much as he wouldn’t rule anything out – has basically said his future isn’t at Arsenal and he needs to move on.

The Arsenal boss was quoted by the Mirror as saying.

‘I didn’t close the door because there’s a lot of competition on the right flank. Now Gabriel has been convincing on the right side as well, so I don’t close the door. What I just want to say is [Debuchy] is fully fit now and so he is available to play and maybe even to have an experience somewhere else.’

Debuchy had already made it clear he was open to an exit and had suffered a communication breakdown with Wenger.

As for incomings are Arsenal it isn’t that likely we’ll see any at the Gunners before the end of the month but should Alexis Sanchez leave in the summer his replacement has been sounded out.

Borussia Dortmund’s Marco Reus will be approached according to WhoScored with a £50m plus bid to be made for the 27 year old German international at the end of the season with a five year deal on the table.

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