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Arsenal ‘sign teenage striking sensation in £34m deal, fans baffled’

A signing at last!

Arsenal fans were baffled as rumours spread quickly that the Gunners had completed the signing of 16-year-old striker Rex Secco for an incredible £34m.

However, according to the Metro, these transfer stories ended up being a hoax about a made-up player, though the news seemed to gain a surprising amount of attention on social media.

Arsenal had a quiet transfer window this summer, so perhaps it was wishful thinking on the part of many desperate Gooners out there in the Twittersphere.

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The deal somewhat mimics the shockingly high fee Manchester United paid for teenage striker Anthony Martial this summer, who joined from AS Monaco for £36m.

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