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Arsenal set SIGHTS on Talented £8m Premier League defender

This guy has been one of the in form players in the Premier League this season and Wenger wants him!

Newcastle defender Sebastien Bassong is set to quit the club for Arsenal at the end of the season. (The Metro)

Newcastle United defender Sebastien Bassong will take his time before deciding whether to commit his long-term future to the club (4thegame.com)

Newcastle United were of course beaten by the Gunners on the weekend and had Bassong not been injured just before the break perhaps the game would have ended better for Joe Kinnear’s side as the Frenchman has been in fine form of late and it does look like a very real possibility that Arsene will seek to capture the defender come the end of the season. The £8m rated 22 year old has been quoted as saying he is considering his options and that could spell doom for the Toon Army who would dearly love to keep hold of him. Do Arsenal fans think the club could do with a defensive addition such as this in the summer?

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