Unai Emery sanctions Arsenal deal for €40m star, deal done

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Steven Nzonzi to Arsenal is picking up pace in France and in Spain, and we’ve already covered two articles on the matter, with both claiming the Gunners were trying to negotiate the price down, as Sevilla are currently asking for his release clause, which stands at €40m.

Estadio Deportivo stated one of the ways to do that would be to ask the defensive midfielder’s father to waive the €5m he would be due to receive as part of the deal.

A bit later on Tuesday, Foot Mercato in France have an update on the situation, focusing more on what the player wants, and that’s a move away from Spain.

According to the French website, the path taking him to Arsenal is ‘the most serious’, where Unai Emery is allegedly ‘dreaming’ of a reunion with his former pupil.

Nzonzi wouldn’t mind a return to England, where he has already played for Stoke City and Blackburn Rovers.

However, there could be some competition, with AS Roma and Monchi  said to be big fans of what the 29-year-old has to offer, while Paris Saint-Germain could also turn to him should they decide to give up on N’Golo Kanté and Julian Weigl.

In our experience, the more sources join the mix, the likelier it is it’s the truth…


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