Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin looks on the verge of a move to Arsenal after latest reports state the Gunners as big favourites to complete this superb £25m transfer.
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Tottenham Hotspur are also known to be chasing the in-form French international, who has shone as one of the finest defensive midfielders in the Premier League and Europe this season.
Arsenal need reinforcements in that part of the pitch after unconvincing campaigns from the likes of Mikel Arteta and Jack Wilshere, with Arsene Wenger seemingly identifying Schneiderlin as the ideal signing.
According to the Metro, Arsenal are closing in on a deal, with Southampton keen to bring in £25m for their star player in a move that looks increasingly likely to be completed early this summer.
Arsenal have raided the Saints for top talent in the past, signing Calum Chambers from them last summer to follow up deals for Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in recent years.