Club President In London to Complete Striker Deal With Arsenal

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Real Sociedad president Jokin Aperribay has flown into London in the hope of persuading Arsenal to sell their buy-back option on striker Carlos Vela according to the Daily Mail.

The Mexican has proven a big hit since leaving north London for La Liga and is now the subject of growing interest, however Sociedad acn not effectively cash in on the 25 year old as Arsenal can look to re-sign the forward for just £3.5m and can then look to instantly cash in on his services.

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The Basque club has until July 1st to come to some sort of agreement with the north London side, after which Arsenal can strike to sign Vela, with Real Sociedad keen to tie down the in-form marksman to a four year deal though may in reality look to sell the star for a big fee themselves, with Atletico Madrid known to be interested.

Vela moved to Real Sociedad in July 2012, having impressed during an initial loan spell, and has gone on to become one of the most feared attackers in La Liga.

The flair player has scored 48 goals and provided 29 assists in his 124 appearances for Real Sociedad and could be ready for a move to the Vicente Calderon, where he could be seen as a viable replacement for Chelsea bound star Diego Costa.

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