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Arsenal Sign £12m Newcastle United Right-Back Mathieu Debuchy: Will Confirm Deal After World Cup

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Arsenal have reportedly agreed a deal with Newcastle United to sign right-back Mathieu Debuchy according to the Metro.

The £12m deal will be completed after the World Cup, with Debuchy still very much involved as France continue their push for to win the tournament with the Magpies star a regular in Dider Deschamps starting eleven.

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The 28 year old is apparently desperate to play in the Champions League and is clearly no nearer to that dream after an up and down campaign from his St James’ Park side last term.

It’s seems entirely plausible that such a deal would come to fruition, not least as Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley rarely needs much encouragement to cash-in on one of the club’s top talents, as evidenced by the decision to sell Yohan Cabaye to PSG which led to the club’s nose-dive in form.

Debuchy moved to Newcastle United in January 2013 after ten seasons in the Lille first team set-up and has impressed since moving to the Premier League.

Arsene Wenger wants to bring in Debuchy to replace Bacary Sagna, the man he has unseated in the national team set-up, with the veteran moving to Man City after turning down the north London club’s offer of a new contract.

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